Courses

*Environmental Science and Public Policy 90N. Energy Economy for Developing Countries: Perspectives from the Past; Challenges for the Future

The seminar will provide a historical perspective on the development of the Chinese, Indian and African economies with emphasis on their energy sectors, including analysis of related environmental problems. Low-carbon energy options will be introduced, including opportunities for nuclear, wind, solar, hydro, and biofuels. Relations to the global energy systems will be discussed. The seminar will discuss tradeoffs implicit in these choices with respect to reconciling competing goals for environmental protection and economic development.
Note: Permission of instructor required.

Professor: 

Professor: 

Xinyu Chen

Season: 

Fall

Days: 

W

Time: 

3:00-5:45

Course ID: 

123858

Subject Area: 

Environmental Science and Public Policy
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