BENA4036 Climate change (3–5 cr)
The course is based on the MOOC course climate.now and follows its contents: climate system and change, the impacts of climate change in ecosystems and societies, mitigation and adaptation measures. In contact teaching and tasks, the scientific ground of climate change knowledge is highlighted.
After finishing this course, the student
- has understanding about the climate change as as a scientific phenomenon
- knows the mitigation and adaptation measures available
- understands the climate change as human and ethical challenge, and reflects his or her own role as an expert working in the field
Description of prerequisites
Basic studies in Biological and Environmental Science (or equal knowledge) OR study right in Environmental Corporate Management Master's program (CEM)
Independent study (3 cr)
Passing Climate.now MOOC course and learning diary according to separate instructions.
Participation in teaching (2 cr)
Climate.now MOOC -course, group meetings, learning diary, written report and seminar presentation.