Energy and the Environment

Earth Materials, Environment, and Energy Resources

This foundational course considers Earth’s place in the solar system and the composition of Earth.

Fossil Fuels

This micro-course focuses on three fossil fuels: coal, natural gas, and oil. You will discuss the geology behind the formation of each resource and the methods for exploiting them, using examples from Alberta for illustration.

Alternative and Innovative Energy

This micro-course examines alternative energy resources including solar, biomass, hydrogen, geothermal, wind, hydroelectric, and nuclear energy.

Environmental Impact Assessment

The purpose of this fourth course in the Innovative and Diversified Energy micro-credential is to provide the fundamentals of an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).

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