Environmental sustainability (2010/2011)

Course code
4S02519
Name of lecturer
Giovanni Goldoni
Coordinator
Giovanni Goldoni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
SECS-P/13 - COMMODITY SCIENCES
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
First semester dal Oct 4, 2010 al Dec 22, 2010.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The first part of the course is mainly dedicated to offer essential pieces of knowledge in order to reach a sound comprehension of the concept of sustainability in a strict environmental sense. The second part studies how literature and policy link environmental sustainability to economic and social sustainability, respectively in the theoretical field of analysis and in the practical field of implementation. The third part analyses some specific approaches to local sustainability, particularly in the energy sector and in the waste management.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam. Students could ask for a written test at the end of the course