HIST F434 Fire, Ice, and the Fate of Humanity

November 17, 2021


HIST F434 (CRN 35953) Spring 2022
Tues/Th 3:40-5:10pm. F2F & Online synchronous
Dr. Philip Wight/ Pawight@Alaska.edu

Fire, Ice, and the Fate of Humanity: A History of Energy and Climate Change

“All power, social as well as physical, derives from energy… History is largely the story of the capture, transformation, andapplication of this solar energy.”-- Ed Russell, et al.

The Patch: People, Pipelines, and Politics of the Oil Sands - by Chris Turner
Our Biggest Experiment: An Epic History of the Climate Crisis - by Alice Bell
Routes of Power:Energy and Moden America - by Christopher F. Jones