ENV-613 / 1 credit

Teacher(s): Meibom Anders, Benettin Paolo, Invited lecturers (see below)

Language: English

Remark: A one-time only course by invited lecture Stephen Warren (University of Washington, Seattle, USA). March 28th - April 8th


Frequency

Only this year

Summary

Continuing growth of the human population (80 million/year for each of the past 50 years) is often cited as responsible for many environmental and social problems. We will examine the dynamics of population growth and decline, their causes and consequences, and relations to policies and cultures.

Content

Keywords

population, environment

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • to assess environmental and social causes and effects of population change, and the history and likely futures of population in key countries, and to criticize population projections.

Resources

Bibliography

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2014EF000275/pdf

https://atmos.uw.edu/~sgw/Population/2018_Debates.pdf

 

In the programs

  • Exam form: Project report (session free)
  • Subject examined: Human population dynamics: social & environmental
  • Lecture: 12 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s)
  • Project: 8 Hour(s)
  • Exam form: Project report (session free)
  • Subject examined: Human population dynamics: social & environmental
  • Lecture: 12 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s)
  • Project: 8 Hour(s)

Reference week