Subject description - A1M16EKL

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A1M16EKL Ecology and economy
Roles:P, V Extent of teaching:3+1s
Department:13116 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:  Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:  Credits:5
Tutors:  Semester:Z


Development of environmental protection. Sustainable development. Global environmental problems and their aspects. Greenhouse effect and climate changes. Fossil fuels, nuclear fuel cycle and environmental impacts. Support schemes for renewable energy sources utilization. Economic effectiveness of renewable energy sources projects. Regulatory and economic instruments for economic activities regulation. Externalities. Environmental indicators.

Course outlines:

1. Development of environmental protection, sustainable development
2. Global environmental problems and their demographic, economic and political aspects
3. Greenhouse effects, climate changes, trade with emission allowances
4. Environmental impacts
5. Fossil fuel and the environment
6. Nuclear fuel cycle and the environment
7. Economic aspects of radioactive waste management
8. System aspects of renewable energy sources utilization
9. Support schemes for renewable energy sources utilization
10. Economic effectiveness of projects using renewable energy sources
11. Regulatory instruments to regulate economic activities in relation to environment
12. Economic instruments in environmental protection
13. Externalities, external cost, methodology of calculation and utilization
14. Environmental indicators and environment in the Czech Republic

Exercises outline:

1. Understanding of ecological problems
2. 3. Current ecological problems - discussion
4. 5. Nature of sustainable development - discussion
6. 7. Economic effectiveness of projects using renewable energy sources 1
8. 9. Economic effectiveness of projects using renewable energy sources 2
10. 11. Present problems of environmental protection in the Czech Republic
12. 13. Assessment


1. Cunnigham, W. - Cunnigham, M. - Saigo, B,: Environmental Science. McGraw-Hill, 2003
2. Janouch F., Schleicher S.: Energy for Sustainable Development. Karolinum Press 2005.




Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MPEEM4 Economy and Management of Power Engineering P 3
MPEEM5 Economy and Management of Electrical Engineering P 3
MPIB Common courses V
MPKME1 Wireless Communication V 3
MPKME5 Systems of Communication V 3
MPKME4 Networks of Electronic Communication V 3
MPKME3 Electronics V 3
MPKME2 Multimedia Technology V 3
MPKYR4 Aerospace Systems V 3
MPKYR1 Robotics V 3
MPKYR3 Systems and Control V 3
MPKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V 3

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