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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Public Health (PUBH)
PUBH
6130
Sustainable Energy and the Environment
Sustain Energy and Environment
201501
2
Course Type
Lecture
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PUBH 6004
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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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MBA Prof - Sustainability

Key: 7792