NTRES 6500

NTRES 6500

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

Interested in working toward solutions to the climate crisis? In this course, you will choose and implement a climate action from Project Drawdown's (www.drawdown.org) list of 82 climate solutions. You will also apply social sciences research to influence your friends or family to implement your climate action alongside you. For the capstone team project, you will work with other students and a community partner (Cornell Cooperative Extension or Climate Action Now) to support education related to plant-rich diet, low-emissions agriculture, forest regeneration, or other climate solutions. Interested students should have a general understanding of climate change science.

When Offered Fall.

Course Attribute (CU-CEL, CU-SBY)

  • Compare approaches to mitigating climate change and choose an individual climate mitigation action.
  • Apply social sciences research to develop and implement an action plan to influence one of your social networks (e.g., friends, family, Instagram followers) to take that action alongside you.
  • Create your own arguments for the responsibility of individuals, corporations, and the broader collective to foster climate and food justice.
  • Collaborate professionally and equitably with community partners to develop educational materials related to sustainable food, agricultural, and forestry practices and policies.
  • Communicate through a variety of media including writing, presentations, and apps. 6. Evaluate and respond to constructive peer feedback on discussion boards and during real-time online discussions.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENVS 4500NTRES 4500

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 11853 NTRES 6500   LEC 001

    • MW Warren Hall B50
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Krasny, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Course enrollment is limited to CALS and Arts & Sciences students planning to complete or interested in the Environment & Sustainability major. If you are interested in this course but unable to enroll, please complete the E&S course request form: https://tinyurl.com/escourserequest.