MIT Energy Initiative
Energy Classes at MIT

Energy, Environment, and Society

Meets Energy Minor Requirements

Elective

Instructor

Class Number

STS.032

Level

Undergraduate

Term

Spring

Description

Examines national and global energy debates, namely energy security, climate change, and energy access. Explores technological, market, environmental, cultural and political “fixes” to the energy question, as well as a wide variety of energy forms and stakeholders. Evaluates development, nuclear security, environment ethics, and conflicts between energy and food security. Includes debates, presentations, group projects (in class and in the Cambridge community), grant-writing, and individual written assignments. Enrollment limited.

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