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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|
|Subject||Environment and Society|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$929.55|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- ENVI 111 or 108 points
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music, Science
- 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.
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
- 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
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