EVS 442 Environmental Movements

This course offers a comprehensive analysis of efforts to protect the environment in the United States. Though Americans have addressed many environmental problems, we still face serious challenges. By analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of environmental activism so far, this course will provide insights into possible next steps for the movement. This course will give special attention to the activism of young people, the role of scientists in shaping environmental debate, the movement to "green" the business world, and the struggle for environmental justice.