CLIMATE CHANGE ECONOMICS AND POLICY

ECO3CCE

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will be introduced to the concept of climate change and its predicted impacts on natural and built environments. Using climate change economics, students will evaluate various national and international policy frameworks including carbon markets to mitigate human-induced climate change. Students will also explore range of business implications arising from climate change mitigation and adaption policy responses.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAll reading materials are provided onlinePrescribedAll reading materials provided onlineALL READING MATERIALS PROVIDED ONLINE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Evaluate the empirical evidence relating to climate change and its adverse impacts on natural and built environments in Australia

Activities:
Environmental change simulations and videos [Assessment: Tutorial 1, Online Quiz 1 and Project]
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

02. Apply economic principles relating to climate change and evaluate key mitigation and adaptation policies in both developed and developing countries

Activities:
Video lectures and YouTube clips [Assessment: Tutorials 2 and 3, Online Quiz 2 and Project]
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

03. Discuss core strategic issues relating to the international response to climate change mitigation

Activities:
Collaborate virtual discussion sessions and videos [Assessment: Tutorials 3 and 4, Online Quiz 3 and Project]
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

04. Assess and propose appropriate adaptation and business strategies in response to climate change and present them in a report

Activities:
Project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Discussion forum participation & tutorialsEquivalent to 500 words20 01, 02, 03
One 2,000-word project50 01, 02, 03, 04
Three online quizzes30 01, 02, 03

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Winter semester, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 28
Five 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Discussion forum participation & tutorialsEquivalent to 500 words20 01, 02, 03
One 2,000-word project50 01, 02, 03, 04
Three online quizzes30 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Discussion forum participation & tutorialsEquivalent to 500 words20 01, 02, 03
One 2,000-word project50 01, 02, 03, 04
Three online quizzes30 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2018, Winter semester, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 28
Five 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Discussion forum participation & tutorialsEquivalent to 500 words20 01, 02, 03
One 2,000-word project50 01, 02, 03, 04
Three online quizzes30 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Discussion forum participation & tutorialsEquivalent to 500 words20 01, 02, 03
One 2,000-word project50 01, 02, 03, 04
Three online quizzes30 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Winter semester, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 28
Five 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Discussion forum participation & tutorialsEquivalent to 500 words20 01, 02, 03
One 2,000-word project50 01, 02, 03, 04
Three online quizzes30 01, 02, 03

Mildura, 2018, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Discussion forum participation & tutorialsEquivalent to 500 words20 01, 02, 03
One 2,000-word project50 01, 02, 03, 04
Three online quizzes30 01, 02, 03

Mildura, 2018, Winter semester, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 28
Five 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Discussion forum participation & tutorialsEquivalent to 500 words20 01, 02, 03
One 2,000-word project50 01, 02, 03, 04
Three online quizzes30 01, 02, 03

Shepparton, 2018, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Discussion forum participation & tutorialsEquivalent to 500 words20 01, 02, 03
One 2,000-word project50 01, 02, 03, 04
Three online quizzes30 01, 02, 03

Shepparton, 2018, Winter semester, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 28
Five 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Discussion forum participation & tutorialsEquivalent to 500 words20 01, 02, 03
One 2,000-word project50 01, 02, 03, 04
Three online quizzes30 01, 02, 03