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2021-2022 University Catalog 
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EAPS 37500 - Great Issues - Fossil Fuels, Energy And Society

Credit Hours: 3.00. Prosperity of the 20th century was based on abundant and cheap energy; during the 21st century we will be faced with difficult challenges. Our society will face higher energy prices, decline of petroleum based fuels supplies, increased environmental effects of fossil fuels usage, and the challenge of solving the technological problems of developing alternative fuels. This course will review the structure, economics, and geopolitical issues faced by fossil fuel industries and the mitigation strategies that will be needed to change to low fossil fuel use society based on low polluting renewable energy sources. Counts for Great Issues course in College of Science for Juniors and Seniors. Typically offered Fall Spring.Credits: 3.00