Environmental sustainability (2014/2015)

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
primo semestre dal Sep 15, 2014 al Jan 9, 2015.

Lesson timetable

primo semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall SPD  
Wednesday 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall SPD  

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.The final assessment will be based on the knowledge and analytical skills demonstrated by the student, especially for what concerns the evolving relationship between environment, economy and society, and related policies.