# MAT194: Mathematics Seminar

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# MAT194: Mathematics Seminar (Spring 2021)

## Overview

### Welcome to this virtual edition of a seminar!

That's an odd concept, especially asynchronously.... So we're going to be using this Wiki to create a class "discussion", if you will, about a variety of topics in mathematics. The emphasis here will be on studying a number of (what I hope are really) interesting topics in Mathematics, many of which we don't encounter in the standard math major's curriculum. That's a pity, and one of the reasons why I'm including them here, for us.

### Each topic will have its own page.

Each of you is expected to make some contributions to each project page. The cool thing about a wiki is that many people can collaborate to create the final product. There is also a history, which shows exactly who made each change -- so take care! Big Brother is watching...:) Hopefully Big Brother will be impressed, amused, and otherwise enjoy watching, however. If you've never used a wiki, have no fear -- it's easy, and, like lots of things, the best way to learn is by doing. So let's go!

### Generally each topic will feature a series of questions.

Your job is to play around with the questions, and think about what others are saying. You should try to answer all of the question -- just chip in a little here and there. It should be a conversation, and not a monologue. So if you've been contributing a lot, sit back and let some other folks chime in -- and listen! Ask each other questions -- challenge each other. But let's see what we can do -- together.

## Topic #?: A carbon fee and dividend plan is a crucial part of social and environmental justice

Climate change is a product of this extractive economy and is forcing us to confront the inevitable outcome of our consumptive lifestyle, genuine scarcity for which the market has no remedy.