111年第1學期-2821 GL:Trends in Global Ecology & Environmental Change 課程資訊
|Formal Group Presentation - Midterm||40|
|Formal Individual Presentation - Final||40|
|Assignments and Quiz||10|
|Attendance and Participation||10|
本課程名額為 50人，已有43 人選讀，尚餘名額7人。
1. Generating awareness to the possible irreversible situations of the fragile global environment with an emphasis on preserving the capability of the environment to recover itself without causing too many climate changes.
2. Imparting a deeper understanding of environmental sustainability - a wiser use of resources in the context of economic, social and environment nexus.
3. Promoting new disruptive ideas like circular economy to tackle urgent issues like climate change, water pollution and other unsustainable practices.
This course is general in nature and will introduce students to the basic principles of ecology and sustainability as they apply to the analysis of environmental systems on a global scale. The integrated nature of oceans, terrestrial and atmospheric systems, effects of human footprint, pollution creation, climate change, rates of resource harvest and sustainable food, energy and materials are some of the topics that will be covered. This course will better equip students for making informed decisions and taking economically feasible actions now that are in the interests of protecting the future of the planet we call home.
授課教師：Shaikh Muhammad Omar Motamid
Office HourMeet by appointment (Office: PG-IC302)
1. The Human Age: The World Shaped By Us by Diane Ackerman
2. Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future by Mary Robinson
3. Cradle to cradle – Remaking the way we make things by William McDonough and Michael Braungart