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ENVI312 Interdisciplinary Aspects of Climate Change

2021 information for papers will be published in early September. 

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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ENVI 111 or 108 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music

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

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.
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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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Second Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
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