EAS 564 - Localization: Transitional Thinking for the New Normal
Section: 001
Term: FA 2019
Subject: Environment and Sustainability (EAS)
Department: SNE School of Natural Resources and Environment
Credits:
3 (Non-LSA credit).
Waitlist Capacity:
10
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit(s).
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However vast were the resources used to create industrial civilization, they were never limitless. Biophysical constraints, always a part of human existence, could be ignored for these past few centuries, a one-time era of resource abundance. This is no longer possible. We can accept that transition to a different live pattern is inevitable, but the form of our response is not preordained. The course develops one plausible response called localization. It focuses on place-based living within the limits of nearby natural systems. The course covers the drivers of localization and examples in practice. It also introduces the philosophies of localization and the tools needed to make the transition peaceful, democratic, just and resilient.

EAS 564 - Localization: Transitional Thinking for the New Normal
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001 (LEC)
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22888
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W 5:30PM - 8:00PM
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