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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Ecology and Economy

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BE1M16EKL Z,ZK 5 3P+1S English
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:

see https://ekonom.feld.cvut.cz/en/student/courses/ecology-and-economy

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. Fossil fuel and the environment

5. Nuclear fuel cycle and the environment

6. Economic aspects of radioactive waste management

7. System aspects of renewable energy sources utilization

8. Economic effectiveness of produce elektricity projects using renewable energy sources

9. Economic effectiveness of produce heat electricity projects using renewable energy sources

10.Support schemes for renewable energy sources utilization, policy CR and EU.

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

12. Economic instruments in environmental protection, indicators

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

14. Summary, reserve

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Understanding of ecological problems

3. Current ecological problems - discussion

5. Nature of sustainable development - discussion

7. Economic effectiveness of projects using renewable energy sources 1

9. Economic effectiveness of projects using renewable energy sources 2

11. Present problems of environmental protection in the Czech Republic

13. Assessment

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.

3.Sorensen B.: Renewable EnergyElsevier 2011. ISBN 978-0-12-375025-9

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/divize/13116/Katedra_ekonomiky__manazerstvi_a_humanitnich_ved
Time-table for winter semester 2020/2021:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
Thu
roomT2:A4-205
Knápek J.
12:45–15:15
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Učebna
roomT2:A4-205
Knápek J.
15:15–16:00
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.1)

Dejvice
Učebna
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2020/2021:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-10-31
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet4828406.html