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1HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITYCOURSEOUTLINE1.COURSETITLEEnergy Problems and the Environment2.COURSECODEGEOG30073NO.OFUNITS3 Units4.OFFEREINGDEPARTMENTDepartment of Geography5.PREREQUISITESNil6.MEDIUMOFINSTRUCTIONEnglish7.AIMS&OBJECTIVESThis course aims to guide students to:1.develop a broad knowledge of the nature and sources of contemporary energy problems;2.develop a critical awareness of the key concepts of energy and the principles of sustainableenergy;3.critically examine and evaluate different energy sources, including fossil fuels, nuclearpower and renewable energy;4.analyse major energy problems such as the Fukushima nuclear incident to enrich students’understanding of the contemporary world as part of their whole-person education; and5.engage in reasoned debates on energy issues.This course also aims to serve as a foundation for the advanced course “Energy Policy andAnalysis” which deals with energy policies and analysis.8.COURSE CONTENTThe ways how we produce and consume energy have far-reaching impacts on our economy,environment and society. This course focuses on energy problems and issues, and it aims toprovide students a broad knowledge of the energy world.

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