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  ENV-148 Introduction to Sustainable Energy
3 Credits  Offered As Needed
  An introductory course that surveys the energy sources upon which human civilization depends and provides an ecological framework for evaluating their sustainability. Topics will include energy conservation, fossil fuels, nuclear power, hydrogen, geothermal, tidal power and the various forms of solar energy, such as solar heating, photovoltaics, wind, hydropower and biomass. Related political policies and economic issues will also be discussed. A few field trips are required. Skills prerequisite: ENG 020 and ENG 060.