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EVSP605 - Energy Policy and Sustainability


This course is an introduction to energy policy and decision making, primarily in the United States. Students will examine the nature and scope of environmental, energy, and resource problems, analyze the goals and strategies of the renewable energy movement, investigate ideological, political, and institutional forces that shape policymaking and implementation, and conduct in-depth analyses of the various approaches to U.S. energy needs. An exploration of renewable energy technology, feasibility, and implementation is incorporated through the analysis of case studies and current events.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

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Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Understanding Energy and Energy Policy (E-book available through the APUS Online Library) (Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources)
ISBN: 9781780329345
Publication Info: Zed Books
Author: Timothy F. Braun and Lisa M. Glidden
Unit Cost: $51.43
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A