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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Ecology and economy

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
A1M16EKL Z,ZK 5 3+1s Czech
Lecturer:
Jaroslav Knápek (guarantor)
Tutor:
Jaroslav Knápek (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Economics, Management and Humanities
Synopsis:

Development of environmental protection. Sustainable development. Global environmental problems and their aspects. Greenhouse effect and climate changes. Fossil fuels, nuclear fuel cycle and environmental impacts. Support schemes for renewable energy sources utilization. Economic effectiveness of renewable energy sources projects. Regulatory and economic instruments for economic activities regulation. Externalities. Environmental indicators.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Development of environmental protection, sustainable development

2. Global environmental problems and their demographic, economic and political aspects

3. Greenhouse effects, climate changes, trade with emission allowances

4. Environmental impacts

5. Fossil fuel and the environment

6. Nuclear fuel cycle and the environment

7. Economic aspects of radioactive waste management

8. System aspects of renewable energy sources utilization

9. Support schemes for renewable energy sources utilization

10. Economic effectiveness of projects using renewable energy sources

11. Regulatory instruments to regulate economic activities in relation to environment

12. Economic instruments in environmental protection

13. Externalities, external cost, methodology of calculation and utilization

14. Environmental indicators and environment in the Czech Republic

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Understanding of ecological problems

2.

3. Current ecological problems - discussion

4.

5. Nature of sustainable development - discussion

6.

7. Economic effectiveness of projects using renewable energy sources 1

8.

9. Economic effectiveness of projects using renewable energy sources 2

10.

11. Present problems of environmental protection in the Czech Republic

12.

13. Assessment

14.

Study Objective:
Study materials:

1.Cunnigham, W. - Cunnigham, M. - Saigo, B,: Environmental Science. McGraw-Hill, 2003

2.Janouch F., Schleicher S.: Energy for Sustainable Development. Karolinum Press 2005.

Note:
Further information:
https://ekonom.feld.cvut.cz/cs/student/predmety/ekologie-a-ekonomika
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-07-19
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet12544204.html