Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Renewable Energy Resources

Natural Resources Management 3251 Renewable Energy Resources
A review of major global sustainability issues such as poverty, population growth, water issues, energy demand and supply, air pollution, as well as regional economic scenarios. Students will be exposed to the long-standing practice of seeking global consensus on issues such as curtailing of GHG emissions, poverty alleviation and foreign aid. This course will focus on describing different pathways for energy provision in different parts of the world. This will include comparisons with traditional fossil fuel and nuclear power options. Students will investigate various alternatives from both a technical perspective and potential for implementation linked to societal, political, and economical constraints. Special attention will be given to the African continent, China and India.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 0-0; 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences