Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Climate change is the major global problem that will effect the world in future. It is important to prepare and to apply compomiser global strategies despite political regimes and ideologies. In this lesson it is aimed to analyze common strategies and internatonal roles about climate change beside its effects and dimensions.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Sevtap DOĞRU
Learning Outcomes
1Being able to know effects and dimensions of climate change
2Being able to perceive roles of international orgazations and actors about climate change
3Being able to learn future strategies about climate change
4Being able to evaluate the position of Turkey about climate change
5Being able to make additions to climate change strategies of future
Mode of Delivery
Evening Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
To remind the topics of the previous lesson for 15 minutes. To give a general overview on the topic of the current week. To give a lecture accompanied by a presentation prepared using the materials provided by the basic course book and other resources. To make control-oriented brainstorming practices during some weeks. To support the course topics with sample event examinations. To analyze the given case studies. To internalize the knowledge of students through homework applications.
Course Contents
Historical Background: Energy, Environment and Development, Energy and Environment: Interaction, Climate Change: Resources, Technical Analysis, Reactions: National - Regional - Global Perspectives and Policy, on Climate Change International Negotiations (policy framework), the Kyoto Protocol before and Later, Environmentally Compatible-Applied Project Management, Conceptual Framework: Carbon Markets / Emissions Trading and Carbon Tax (CO2 Economics), European Union Carbon Emissions Trading Scheme / applied in Turkey Carbon Markets Strategy and Market Recent Developments in Turkey, Energy Policy and project Future of the Green Revolution and the content of that Incentive Mechanisms.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1General information about the lesson
2Climate change concpet, dimensions and importance of climate change
3Compromise/conflict scenairos at global level about climate change
4Effects of climate change on humanity and nature: flood, famine, drought
5Effects of climate change on agriculture
6Global climate change strategies and treaties
7Montreal Protocol and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
8Midterm Exam
9Kyoto Protocol
10Post-Kyoto negotiations, IPCC and CANCUN
112020 and 2050 targets of EU and EU s climate change strategy
12UNDP, World Bank and OECD
13FAO, WHO, Greenpeace, WWF
14Technology transfer at new climate change negotiations
15The Future of Energy Policy and Projects in Turkey, Green Revolution and content- Incentive Mechanisms.
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Yunus Emre Özer, Climate Change", "Encyclopaedia of Corporate Social Responsibility",DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-28036-8,Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Almanya,(2013), p.355-362, 2. Ulusal Iklim Değişikliği Strateji Belgesi 2010-2020 3. Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Iklim Değişikliği Eylem Planı 2011-2023 4. JOEL B. SMITH, HANS-JOACHIM SCHELLNHUBER,M. MONIRUL QADER MIRZA, Vulnerability to Climate Change and Reasons for Concern: A Synthesis, /ipcc01/wg2_impacts_adaptation_and_vulnerability/wg2TARchap19.pdf 5. 6. 7. Zerrin Toprak, Çevre Yönetimi ve Politikası, Izmir 2012. 8. Lessons Notes (Lect. Sevtap DOĞRU)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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