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ENVI312 Interdisciplinary Aspects of Climate Change

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The scientific basis for, impacts of, and law and policy responses to climate change.

ENVI 312 will help students to understand the major conceptual paradigms, frameworks and theories that relate to climate change, and this in turn will enable students to weave climate change considerations into their chosen academic discipline and to facilitate critical thinking within that discipline.

Paper title Interdisciplinary Aspects of Climate Change
Paper code ENVI312
Subject Environment and Society
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $904.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,858.95

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Prerequisite
ENVI 111 or 108 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact

nicolas.cullen@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Professor Ceri Warnock, Dr Daniel Kingston, Associate Professor Ivan Diaz-Rainey, Associate Professor Sara Walton, Professor James Higham, Dr Lyn Carter, Professor David Lont, Dr Mansi Mansi, Dr Michael Jack, Dr Alexander Macmillan, and Associate Professor Nicolas Cullen

Textbooks
Course materials are provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
After completing this paper students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic science of climate change
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the main impacts of climate change on society
  • Show an understanding of how the existing legal and economic paradigms should or could change to address climate change

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

The scientific basis for, impacts of, and law and policy responses to climate change.

ENVI 312 will help students to understand the major conceptual paradigms, frameworks and theories that relate to climate change, and this in turn will enable students to weave climate change considerations into their chosen academic discipline and to facilitate critical thinking within that discipline.

Paper title Interdisciplinary Aspects of Climate Change
Paper code ENVI312
Subject Environment and Society
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
ENVI 111 or 108 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact

geography@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Course Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Nicolas Cullen

This paper is team-taught, involving staff with expertise in a broad range of academic disciplines linked to climate change.

Current contributors:
Dr Daniel Kingston
Emeritus Professor Frank Griffin
Professor Lisa Ellis
Professor Ceri Warnock
Associate Professor Alex Macmillan
Associate Professor Sara Walton
Professor David Lont
Associate Professor Ivan Diaz-Rainey
Professor James Higham

Textbooks
Course materials are provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper should be able to

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic science of climate change
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the main impacts of climate change on society
  • Show an understanding of how the existing legal and economic paradigms should or could change to address climate change

^ Top of page

Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41