Fundamentals of climate change - ZISHI

Fundamentals of climate change

This insightful course brings delegates up to speed on the current climate change dictionary and narrative. Separating the fact from the fiction in the climate change world and delivering a robust understanding of why and how societies need to be client resistant.

Price per person (Ex. VAT): Provided on request

KEY BENEFITS

  • Understand the dictionary and terminology of climate change
  • Frame and contextualise the narrative around climate change risks and opportunities
  • Understand and appreciate the science of climate change and embrace both the physics and chemistry behind the science
  • Consider and challenge how mainstream economics is being upended by climate change and appreciate why alternative economic models are needed
  • Compare and contrast various climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies with a view to understanding how societies can become more climate resilient

COURSE OVERVIEW

The focus of this course is a comprehensive and holistic coverage of climate change and the associated risks and opportunities that this phenomenon presents. Delegates will be given a detailed summary and insight of the current climate change dictionary and narrative and why this is important in our understanding of climate change.

Both the science and economics of climate change will be covered in depth to help delegates differentiate between fact and fiction in the climate change world. The course will conclude with an overview of how different societies are implementing climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies in order to become more climate resilient.

 

COURSE AGENDA

The dictionary of climate change

  • Carbon emissions – scope1, scope 2, scope 3
  • Financed emissions – the importance of the financial sector
  • Carbon budgets – what they are and why they are important
  • Carbon sinks – what functions they fulfil

 

The physics and chemistry of climate change

  • The Keeling Curve
  • The connection between CO2 concentration and the growth of human industrial production
  • The greenhouse gas effect
  • A closer look at carbon, nitrogen, hydrogen and methane

 

The economics of climate change

  • The circular economy Vs the linear economy
  • The Stern Report and its findings
  • Pessimists Vs optimists – Stern Vs Nordhaus
  • Nordhaus’s DICE Model of climate economics – Dynamic Integrated Climate-Economy

 

Climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilience

  • The microeconomic approach to studying climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Climate mitigation strategies
  • Climate adaptation strategies
  • Climate resilience strategies

This course works well as an in-house event, contact us to discuss your needs on 0204 551 8568 or email info@thezishi.com

This insightful course brings delegates up to speed on the current climate change dictionary and narrative. Separating the fact from the fiction in the climate change world and delivering a robust understanding of why and how societies need to be client resistant.

Price per person (Ex. VAT): Provided on request

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