This summer, the Energy and Resources Group will offer five of its most popular classes during Summer Sessions. All summer courses are open to UC Berkeley students and the general public. Courses may be taken individually or as part of the Summer Minor / Certificate in Sustainability.
COURSE: Energy and Resources Group 101
COURSE TITLE: Ecology and Society
TIME: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 2-4pm
SESSION DATES: 06/18-08/10/18
“Ecology and Society” – This course introduces students to the many ways in which our lives are intertwined with the ecosystems around us. Topics include ecological limits to growth, climate change and other threats to biodiversity, the value of ecosystem goods and services, the ecology of disease, ecotoxicology, the evolution of cooperation in ecosystems, industrial ecology, and the epistemology of ecology.