Spring ’21 Course: Natural and Human Dimensions of Climate Change

IDC 4010/4010H – The Susan Locke Interdisciplinary Capstone in Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change

Theme: Natural and Human Dimensions of Climate Change

Time: Tuesdays 11:10am – 2:05pm

Format: Online; Synchronous

Instructors: Mindy Engle Friedman (Psychology) and Chester Zarnoch (Natural Sciences)

This course explores the science of climate change with special emphasis on the nexus between natural systems and human cognition and behavior. Students examine the social and psychological adaptations human communities have already made and will likely have to make in the coming years due to global climate change. The course will include field trips to local ecosystems, guest lecturers, and research-based activities.

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