GE1301 - Climate Change and Extreme Weather

Offering Academic Unit
School of Energy and Environment
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
GE Area
Area 3: Science and Technology
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

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

This course covers issues such as weather and climate in our lives, our changing climate history, sea level rise and our future, ozone hole vs global warming, El Niño events and disastrous climate, tropical cyclones, and response to climate change. 

This course intends to enable students to contribute to the debate on global environmental change and societal adaption strategies, to understand the latest innovative development in the discipline, to connect scientific world with daily life and to help students become better informed citizens and decision makers.

This course aims to provide students with an understanding of contemporary climate issues, to broaden students’ knowledge about the myth and facts of global warming, and to raise his/her awareness of extreme weather in a changing world.

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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