Energy and environment is the topic that should be of concern to everybody, irrespective of the field of profession. This course will introduce some basic concepts to the topic. It is expected that irrespective of the major that the students are pursuing, they can understand the roles that they can play in the energy problems. The assessments for students consist of reading assignment, field trip reporting, group project, mid-term test, and final examination. Students will also be invited to present, both orally and in writing, their assignments.