ENV361H1: Social Media and Environmentalism

Previous Course Number: 
ENV381H1
Hours: 
24L/12T

This course examines the impacts of the internet on environmental thinking and policy-making. Topics include the use of social media as a tool for community-building and collaborative design, the sharing economy, online protest movements, mass surveillance and its implications, and the impact of misinformation on climate denialism.

Prerequisite: 

Students must have completed a minimum of 6.0 FCEs to register for the course.

Exclusion: 

BIG102Y1; ENV381H1 if taken in 2015-16 or 2016-17

Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)