This course introduces the academic discipline of sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations.
About the Course
About the Instructor(s)
His research aims to uncover the processes of how changing climates, glaciers, and landscapes interact. This study has involved fieldwork all over the world - including the Olympic Mountains, the Swiss Alps, Patagonia and Antarctica. He is the co-editor and contributing author of the college textbook Sustainability: a comprehensive introduction.
Demographics, population trends
- Will I get a certificate after completing this class? Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion from the School of Earth, Society and Environment.
- What resources will I need for this class? Got an up-to-date browser and a decent internet connection? You’re good to go!
- What is the coolest thing I'll learn if I take this class? We’ve just passed 7 billion people on the planet – but population growth isn’t the biggest threat to a prosperous global future.