Environmental issues require trade-offs, primarily in how we use energy. A former White House economist offers answers.A Faculty Project Course - Best Professors Teaching the World!Energy use and its impact on the environment will be two of the most important issues of the 21st century. The large role of energy in geo-political relationships combined with the fact that most of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with global climate change come from energy production means the energy sector is poised for dramatic change, and thus great opportunity. This course is designed to be a primer for potential entrepreneurs, investors, managers and policy makers on energy and environmental issues.Topics will include environmental economics, energy economics, environmental ethics, oil sector, the electricity sector, alternative energy, sustainability, climate change and climate policy.*WHAT YOU WILL LEARN*✔ Economics of Energy and the Environment: Introductions ✔ Thinking Like an Economist : Cost Benefit Analysis ✔ Measuring Costs and Benefits ✔ Supply and Demand ✔ Externalities - A story of market failure ✔ Climate Change - Science ✔ Climate Change - Economic Consequences ✔ Climate Change - Economic Policy Analysis ✔ Climate Change - Solutions - And Course Wrap Up ✔ Climate Change - Technical Solutions ✔ Climate Change - Environmental Policy Economic Solutions ✔ Agriculture and Energy and Environment ✔ Transportation ✔ Electricity Industry ✔ Behavioral Economics ✔ The Politics of Energy and the Environment ✔ Insider Perspective on How Policy is Made *FEATURES*• Lifetime access to 27 lectures • 6+ hours of high quality content • A community of 7400+ people trying to learn the same thing! • 110+ discussions • Watch courses on the go: video lectures, audio lectures, presentations, articles and anything inside your course. • Watch courses in offline: Save courses for offline viewing so you can watch them while you're on a plane or subway!Instructed By: Ben Ho | Assistant Professor of Economics - Vassar CollegeBen Ho is a behavioral economist at Vassar College and fellow at the Institute for Social Sciences at Cornell. His research uses economic tools like game theory and experiments to understand social systems such as apologies, identity, and climate concerns. Install the "Energy Economics" app now and join over 4 million students who are already learning on Udemy.