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Technology, Society, Environment Studies (TSES)

Technology, Society, Environment Studies Committee
Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Engineering and Design, Public Affairs, Science

TSES 3002 [0.5 credit]

Energy and Sustainability

History of energy use by humans; utilization of renewable energy sources; energy and agriculture; energy and mineral resources; options for electricity generation; nuclear energy; risks of accidents in large systems, e.g. nuclear plants, hydroelectric dams. Guest lectures.
Precludes additional credit for TSES 3000 and TSES 3500.
Prerequisites: at least second-year standing.
Lectures and workshops three hours per week.

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