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Global Environmental Impact

UTA addresses critical issues that affect our planet, including climate change, energy, water, disasters, and pollution. By analyzing global population dynamics, we will develop an understanding of our world—and solutions for its problems—through avenues ranging from environmental economics to history.

As concerned citizens of the global community, we must recognize and live within environmental limits. Future generations will survive and thrive only if we maintain the delicate balance of our planet through thoughtful stewardship of its natural resources.

With the world’s population exceeding 7 billion, the need to conserve these essential elements is becoming more and more critical. Becoming more environmentally efficient helps us better manage our shrinking water supply, clean the air we breathe, reduce our carbon footprint, and protect our biodiversity.

More themes: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Communities, Data-Driven Discovery, Culture and Societal Transformations