Energy And Climate Change
This course covers evolution of the modern energy system, discusses the important historical
advances in the applications of energy, highlights the energy-related problems with particular emphasis on the threat of global climate change. It concludes with a discussion of options for a more sustainable energy future.
To develop the ability to understand the idea that energy use impacts the environment and different types of renewable and nonrenewable energy sources, as well as the impacts of energy consumption.
At the end of this course, the student should be able to:
- Learn the human-induced climate change and the actions that must be promoted to ensure a more sustainable global future
- Outline the changes needed in energy systems to minimise the disruptive impact of current
practices for future climate.