Energy, Economics and Climate Change

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. Students will learn about cost-benefit analysis, and will determine the costs
A classroom/laboratory activity to understand tragedy of the commons through case studies and discuss global warming as a tragedy of the commons. Students will examine past environmental problems to understand the concept of the tragedy
A model/simulator to understand the relationships between climate change, economics, and social factors. Students will customize parameters related to policy (such as emissions-related tax or treaty), climate (such as levels of climate sensitivity and harm),
A set of reading resources to learn and understand the economics of climate change. About the Tool Tool Name Book List: Climate Change and Economics Discipline Economics Topic(s) in Discipline Climate Change and Economics Climate
A reading to learn about the economic analysis of climate change, and various economic policies for climate change adaptation and mitigation. Students will read about and discuss topics on the economics of global climate change.
A reading to learn about the economics of Earth’s environment and climate. Students will read and discuss topics on the economics of the environment. These topics include the different approaches used by economists to analyze
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. Students will customize parameters
A model/simulator to learn about and use the Kaya Identity to predict future carbon emissions. Students will customize parameters such as changes in population, GDP per capita, energy intensity, and carbon intensity of energy sources
A classroom/laboratory activity to analyze CO2 emissions data by using Riemann sums for the calculation of area under the curve. Students will use calculate and compare CO2 emissions for the U.S. and China, based on
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. These modules, which include exercises and research questions, cover the following
A video micro-lecture to understand the topic of food security and learn about the relationship between food production and the climate. Students will learn about food security, the various dimensions of food security, the possible
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. Students will learn about climate change
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