Environment in Crisis


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Course Objectives

graduates pictAs a result of involvement in the activities of this subject you should be able to present in oral and written form critical analyses of the role of science and technology in the creation, explanation, prevention and solution of environmental problems, and, in particular:

  1. the social causes and consequences of environmental damage and the ways that debates on them are conducted;
  2. the procedures and techniques by which decisions on environmental controversies are, or might be, made, and action on them taken;
  3. different ways of explaining and understanding processes and activities associated with environmental controversies.

© 2003 Sharon Beder