Course Description

ENVR 3010O - Sustainable Urban Development & Responses to Climate Change

Course Description:

This course explores Sustainable Development of Hong Kong, Taipei, and Guangzhou by combining study tours with lectures given by academic and corporate experts. The course will provide students with insights into cities’ sustainability challenges such as climate change and investigate how mitigation and adaptation measures can contribute to sustainable urban development. Students will travel to different cities and be immersed in local environment and culture. Site and company visits further enrich the course program.

Assessed Tasks Weighting
Individual participation 10%
Team assignment: Topical brief (2x 5%) 10%
Team assignment: Hong Kong (presentation) 25%
Team assignment: Taipei (presentation) 25%
Individual reflection paper 25%
Peer Evaluation 5%