|CP50047 - Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development - Economics and Policy Issues by distance learning|
|Title:||Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development - Economics and Policy Issues by distance learning|
|Credit rating; level, no. of credits:||20|
Aims:This module focuses on energy-environment interactions and highlights the role energy plays in ensuring sustainable development. The module introduces the key economic concepts used to analyse energy-environment interactions and applies them to stationary and mobile sources of pollution to bring out the effects, policy challenges and to analyse alternative measures that have been used to address these issues. The module also introduces to the economics of climate change and the Clean Development Mechanism. The aim of the module is to allow students to consider the energy-related environmental issues and policies from an economic perspective. The module provides an international outlook and helps gain a broad understanding of various energy-induced environmental challenges and policies.