|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences|
Is only available for postgraduate students.
This subject provides students with a broad understanding of the fundamental science underpinning natural and anthropogenic climate change and the likely impacts on natural and social systems in the 21st Century. It develops an understanding of mitigation and adaptation strategies to deal with the more adverse effects of climate change in developed and developing world contexts. The content will include an evaluation of the politics of climate change at the national and international levels and links between climate change and other global drivers such as population growth and land use change. Students will become familiar with application of climate change science and adaptation strategies to development practice.
|Cairns, Study Period 7, Block|
|Census Date 05-Jul-2012|
|Face to face teaching 16-Jul-2012 to 22-Jul-2012|
|Coord/Lect:||<Person not found>.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (40%); presentations (20%); essays (30%); assignments (10%).|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.