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PUBH 6130 : Sustainable Energy and the Environment
Wed, 06 Apr 2016 09:23:16 GMT
Fri, 18 Sep 2015 15:46:04 GMT
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Environmental and Occupational Health
Prevention and Community Health
Public Health (PUBH)
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EHSP-MPH: Environmental Health Science and Policy
EOH-DRPH: Environmental and Occupational Health
GEH-MPH: Global Environmental Health
IAGEEP-MA: International Affairs, Global Energy and Environmental Policy Concentration
Milken Institute School of Public Health
Public Health (PUBH)
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Sustainable Energy and the Environment
Short Course Title
Sustain Energy and Environment
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Peter LaPuma, Ph.D.
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The sustainability of various energy strategies, including energy conservation, green building principles, renewable energy, and mitigation and adaption policies for climate change. Emphasis on the life cycle framework. Topics include natural resource depletion, water and energy consumption, and air, water, and solid waste pollutant emissions.
Explain the terminology, politics and scientific principles that govern energy production and consumption in the United States and between countries Describe the practical contributions and limitations from alternative energy sources Explain the importance of using the “cradle to grave” life cycle assessment modeling tool in shaping National energy policy Anticipate and evaluate the direct and indirect public health consequences from various energy strategies. Describe the potential mitigation and adaptation strategies for climate change.
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PubH 6130 Energy Syllabus (Spr 2014).doc
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MBA Prof - Sustainability
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