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Environment, Sustainability and Development - ARTS2240

Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: 30 units of credit at Level 1
Equivalent: COMD2050, HPSC2550, INST2401, ENVP2001
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable
Available for General Education: Yes (more info)


Subject Area: Environmental Studies
This course can also be studied in the following specialisation: Development Studies; Globalisation Studies

This course is about sustainable development along with the technological and social changes that are involved in achieving it, both at a national and global level.

It is divided into three parts:
(1) the historical causes of the present global environmental and economic crisis;
(2) possible solutions to problems of food production, environmental degradation, industrialisation, energy use, and population growth;
(3) ideas for a New World Economic Order and the economic and technological changes required to bridge the ever increasing gap between rich and poor nations.

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