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Enviromental Sustainability and Climate Change Mitigation (T)

  • Class 30
  • Practice 0
  • Independent work 30
Total 60

Course title

Enviromental Sustainability and Climate Change Mitigation (T)

Lecture type

Elective

Course code

183409

Semester

3

ECTS

2

Lecturers and associates

Course objectives

The components of the environment and legislation to protect the environment.
Biodiversity.
Environmental policy and climate change mitigation.
Fundamentals of Environmental Economics and Policy.
Air pollution and protection.
Land pollution and protection.
Water pollution and protection.
Midterm exam.
Waste and impact of landfills.
Greenhouse gases and global warming.
Ozone layer depletion.
Impact on the environment; International agreements to protect the environment.
Environmental Objectives and Principles of Environmental Protection; The subjects of environmental protection.
The basic documents of Environmental Protection; Measures and environmental protection procedures; Economic instruments in environmental protection.
Final exam.

Required reading

Danilo Feretić; Željko Tomšić; Nikola Čavlina, Dejan Škanata (2000.), Elektrane i okoliš, Element
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (2016.), GEO-6: Global Environment Outlook: Regional assessment for the Pan-European Region, , United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
David Coley (2011.), Energy and Climate Change, John Wiley and Sons
Roger Fouquet (2013.), Handbook on Energy and Climate Change, Edward Elgar PublishingJ
efferson W. Tester (2005.), Sustainable Energy, MIT Press
(2019.), Strategija prilagodbe klimatskim promjenama u Republici Hrvatskoj za razdoblje do 2040. godine s pogledom na 2070. godinu, Ministarstvo zaštite okoliša i energetike
(2019.), Prvi Nacrt Integriranog energetskog i klimatskog plana za razdoblje od 2021. do 2030. godine, Ministarstvo zaštite okoliša i energetike

Minimal learning outcomes

  • Explain what is ecology, and what environmental protection
  • Identify the fundamentals of environmental protection
  • Describe the elements of the environment (soil, water, air ...) and recognize their protection measures
  • Explain global environmental change
  • Explain Climate Change
  • Explain the concept of sustainable development
  • Explain the principles of sustainable development
  • Explain measures for mitigation and adoption to climate change
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