Energy, Economics and Climate Change

Classroom/Laboratory Activity, Teaching Module: Cost-Benefit Analysis for Carbon Emissions Abatement
A classroom/laboratory activity or teaching module to perform cost-benefit analysis for carbon emissions abatement, considered to be an action that will mitigate climate change.
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Global Warming as a Tragedy of the Commons
A classroom/laboratory activity to understand tragedy of the commons through case studies and discuss global warming as a tragedy of the commons.
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Model/Simulator: Climate Change, the Economy, and Society
A model/simulator to understand the relationships between climate change, economics, and social factors.
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Reading: Books on Climate Change Economics
A set of reading resources to learn and understand the economics of climate change.
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Reading: Economics and Global Climate Change
A reading to learn about the economic analysis of climate change, and various economic policies for climate change adaptation and mitigation.
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Reading: Environmental Economics
A reading to learn about the economics of Earth’s environment and climate.
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Model/Simulator: The Economics of Oil
A model/simulator to understand the prediction of peak global oil production, and to learn about oil as an energy source, its peak and reserves, and the economics and geopolitics of oil.
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Model/Simulator: Predicting Future Carbon Emissions
A model/simulator to learn about and use the Kaya Identity to predict future carbon emissions.
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Using Introductory Calculus (Integration) to Analyze CO2 Emission Data
A classroom/laboratory activity to analyze CO2 emissions data by using Riemann sums for the calculation of area under the curve.
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Reading (Teaching Manual): Algebra and Climate
A teaching manual for instructors that integrates sustainability themes with mathematics topics for courses or projects in algebra, pre-calculus, or math for liberal arts.
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Video: Food Security
A video micro-lecture to understand the topic of food security and learn about the relationship between food production and the climate.
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E-learning Course: Understanding and Addressing Climate-related Challenges from China’s Perspective
An e-learning course to understand the science of climate change, climate change-related challenges, and opportunities/solutions to address these challenges for the world, in general, and for China, in particular.
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