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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K0222040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 環境論
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Environmental Theory
ニシナ ダイサク
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Intensive
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Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 14 : Architecture
Eligible Students 2 or 3 grade students of architectural and building science program
Keywords SDG_07, SDG_13, Environmental economics, Groval environmental problems, Energy problems, Environmental risk, Environmental policy 
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Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Program of Architecture and Building Engineering
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Understanding on development of human recourses who can contribute to human happiness.  (Being able to explain domestic and global issues, and to express their opinions.  Learning liberal arts for social science to find a direction from a global point of view)
(Abilities and Skills)
・Understanding on cultivation of expert knowledge and ability for architecture and building engineering.  ((1) General and basic knowledge and ability  a) Basic knowledge and ability for architectural design and planning) 
Class Objectives
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What is the environemtal problem? Why does the environmental destruction advance? The theories and policies for the enrichment of human society and the environmental conservation should be considered. In this lecture, it is possible to know latest information on environmental and energy problems which are being occured at present and policy trends of environment and energy. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Environment and human society
lesson2 Definition and characteristics of environmental problems
lesson3 Sustainable development
lesson4 Environment and development (1)
lesson5 Environment and development (2)
lesson6 Targets of environmental policy
lesson7 Methods of environmental policy
lesson8 Environmental policy and economical methods (1)
lesson9 Environmental policy and economical methods (2)
lesson10 Environmental policy and economical methods (3)
lesson11 Economics of environment and energy (1)
lesson12 Economics of environment and energy (2)
lesson13 Economic growth and environmental conservation
lesson14 Sustainable development goals
lesson15 Sustainable development goals: presentation

lesson16 Final examination 
Textbook: Lecture on environmental economics, T.Morotomi, K. Asano, A. MOri, ISBN:978-4-641-18365-0, Yuhikaku Books. 
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Preparation and
The time for preparation and review is not enough in the period of lecture, because the lecture is intensive course.
Therefore, it is desirable to buy and read the textbook designated to understand the contents of the lecture sufficiently. 
Grading Method Final examination(100%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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