Climate Change and Land Use
Learn the fundamentals of the climate system and climate change, and the projected impacts of climate change on New Zealand’s land-use, while exploring how to mitigate future greenhouse gas emissions and build resilience.
|Available semesters||Semester 2 2023|
What you will learn
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
- Describe the basic scientific concepts that underpin our understanding of climate change
- Review the main drivers of greenhouse gas emissions and report methods for measuring emissions for inventories
- Explain options for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and recommend mitigation approaches to build resilience to climate change in land systems
- Evaluate social responses to climate change, including mitigation and adaptation.
Professor Tim Clough
Department of Soil & Physical Sciences[email protected]