Carbon footprint , Carbon Taxes and Emissions trading
What you'll learn
- Carbon Footprint ,Carbon Taxes ,Market mechanisms to reduce carbon footprint
Climate change is our ultimate challenge ,challenge of survival of mankind.
Governments all over the world have accepted that man made emissions. namely anthropogenic emissions are responsible for climate change
Climate scientists all over the world have expressed concern about climate change and advised governments to act upon it.
Though a school of climate change deniers exist,near consensus is in favour of human induced climate change crisis
Agreements about reducing emissions are discussed and the issue of detailing remains controversial
To understand the debate of climate change ,key concepts like carbon footprint, carbon taxes,emissions trading ,cap and trade ,carbon offsets should be internalised
This course is an introductory course and easy to understand course designed for everyone interested in environmental and climate change issues
This course will empower the students to understand and apply how carbon footprint calculations are done
Students would be exposed to the policy discussions around climate change especially proposals like carbon taxes and cap and trade scheme adopted by several governments to combat climate change
It will be a fun course and extremely rewarding course giving tremendous insights about the issues
Carbon foot print introduction in context of climate change
Carbon footprint calculations for a family
Carbon footprint calculations for industry
Carbon taxes and climate change
Cap and trade scheme
Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested and concerned about climate change and environment
Prof Dr Mahesh Shelar is a professional Energy Auditor,Consultant and a Professor in Mechanical Engineering at KKWagh Institute of Engineering,Education and Research with over 20 years of experience teaching courses like Thermodynamics,Energy Engineering,Refrigeration and Airconditioning and Energy Conservation and Management.He has organised number of professional trainings and has published 20 plus research papers in journals of repute. His passion is teaching and research interests range from Economics to Energy policy.