Environmental History

Environmental history is the study of human interaction with the natural world over time. In contrast to other historical disciplines, it emphasizes the active role nature plays in influencing human affairs. Environmental historians study how humans both shape their environment and are shaped by it. Charles Darwin's supporter and advocate Thomas H. Huxley expressed these concerns when he claimed that "the question of questions for mankind – the problem which underlies all others" – was to ascertain "the place which Man occupies in nature ... What are the limits of our power over nature, and of nature's power over us?"

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Environmental Politics and Law: Reflection and Lessons (Lecture 24 of 24) Yale | Spring 2010

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Environmental Politics and Law: Renewable Energy Policies (Lecture 23 of 24) Yale | Spring 2010

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Environmental Politics and Law: Past and Future of Nuclear Power (Lecture 22 of 24) Yale | Spring 2010

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