Crown CollegeCRWN 87 Understanding and Communicating the Science Behind Global Warming

Provides tools to critically assess the current debate on the implications of global warming and to communicate the issues to the public effectively. Examines how questions are framed and addressed by scientists in general and how they are framed and addressed given our current understanding of the problem of global warming based on basic physics and statistical analyses of climate data. Includes practical assignments and guest lectures by local UCSC experts.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the College Scholars Program.

Credits

5

General Education Code

SR

Instructor

C Martin Gaskell