Energy Use and Climate Change

Prof. Micha Tomkiewicz -Room - 1413Ingersoll.; E-mail -

Office hours: by appointment.

Bulletin Description: Global energy balance as a function of the chemistry of the atmosphere and its effects on global and local climate. Climatic consequences of human energy use. The long history of climate and the relatively short history of human energy use. The socio-economic and political issues involved in attempts to project and influence future energy use and its climatic consequences.

Textbook -



Students will either work individually or form small teams to research related global issues by using public databases such as the World Bank.




One midterm exam and one final exam.



Final - Fall 2006

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