GE1213 - Environmental Crises: Identifying Causes and Searching for Solutions

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Public Policy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
GE Area
Area 2: Study of Societies, Social and Business Organizations
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to examining the global and regional energy and environmental challenges. Students will be exposed to the cultural, scientific, economic, and political aspects of environmental problems. It is an attempt to cultivate a critical thinking on human impact on the environment by identifying and discovering the driving forces for environmental damage such as increased production and consumption, current state of environmental quality, and societal responses to environmental challenges including bureaucratic and self governance. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to form informed and reasoned positions in relation to trade offs that have to be made by governments, businesses, and individuals for pursuing a better environment.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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