Considers the theory and practice of urban sustainability. Introduces concepts of environmental sustainability, systems dynamics, ecological footprints, and environmental indicators. Investigates cutting-edge practices of cities in the US and around the world.
Instructor: James Wescoat
Interdisciplinary focus on water in environmental history, planning, policy, and design. Draws together faculty and students who are working on water-related research projects to develop and maintain a broad and current perspective on the field. Limited to 15.
T (9:00-12:00) 5-216
Instructor: JoAnn Carmin
Examines the challenges cities face and strategies to prepare for the impacts of climate change.
M (11:00-1:00) 9-450A
Applies planning skills to overcome persistent market barriers to energy efficiency improvements in rented housing and neighborhood commercial facilities.
F (1:00-4:00) 9-451