NTRES 4940

NTRES 4940

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

The department teaches "trial" courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised by the department before the semester starts. Courses offered under the number will be approved by the department curriculum committee, and the same course is not offered more than twice under this number.

When Offered Fall or Spring.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Forests and Solid Biofuels for Cornell Climate Neu

  • 18255NTRES 4940  LEC 002

  • NTRES 4940 - Forests and Solid Biofuels for Cornell Climate Neutrality: The objective of this practicum will be to develop a report for Cornell Facilities evaluating the feasibility and desirability of utilizing solid biofuels to help meet Cornell’s Climate Neutrality Commitment. In this practicum, students will evaluate the potential, costs and climate neutrality of solid biofuels.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Toxic Inequality: Environmental Justice in America

  • 18149NTRES 4940  LEC 001

  • This course explores social justice in the environmental context, and will engage students in the theory and practice of environmental justice with a particular focus on inequality. Students should have a strong interest in working collaboratively with environmentally overburdened communities — often communities of color and low-income communities. Students will learn and practice critical reflection as an essential component of this experience.