Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HIST 419 - COLD WAR AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Long Title: THE COLD WAR AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This course draws on recent work in the history of science and technology to understand anthropogenic climate change in relation to the Cold War. Topics include the actual and planned modification of climate and geography with nuclear weapons and climate science and climate change denialism as Cold War bequests. Open to juniors and seniors. Open to others only with permission of instructor. (Please note that class rank is determined by year of matriculation, not credits.)