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Course, academic year 2022/2023
Climate Change - B216007
Title: Změna klimatu
Guaranteed by: Department of Gaseous and Solid Fuels and Air protection (216)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2020
Semester: both
Points: 3
E-Credits: 3
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: winter:unlimited / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Bachelor's
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Purkarová Eliška Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : N216034
Is interchangeable with: AB216007
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
Last update: Ciahotný Karel doc. Ing. CSc. (24.01.2018)
The aim of the course is to obtain basic information on climate change, its causes and consequences in a comprehensive concept. Course includes basic terms relating to the topic, the historical evolution of climate, sciences dealing with this change and look at climate change from several different aspects: ecological, technological, economic, political.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Purkarová Eliška Ing. Ph.D. (08.06.2022)

Students will:

know the basic principles governing the climate system now and in the history of the planet

be able to describe various anthropogenic influences and their effects on the climate system

know the technological, economic and political tools in the fight against climate change

Literature -
Last update: Purkarová Eliška Ing. Ph.D. (08.06.2022)

Required study literature:

R: presentation of the subject matter provided in electronic form


Teaching methods - Czech
Last update: Fialová Jana (12.12.2017)


Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: Purkarová Eliška Ing. Ph.D. (24.11.2022)

Úspěšné absolvování písemného testu.

Syllabus -
Last update: Ciahotný Karel doc. Ing. CSc. (24.01.2018)

1. Introduction to the history, concepts and definitions. The climate system.

2. Historical development of climate, climate in the last 1000 years, the evolution of the climate in Europe and the Czech Republic.

3. The causes of climate change, natural.

4. The causes of climate change, the anthropological.

5. The greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases-the formation of, impact.

6. Observed climate change-changes in temperature, downfall, snow cover, ocean levels, extreme weather events.

7. Consequences of climate change.

8. The impact of climate change on human health.

9. Observed climate changes and their consequences in Europe and in the Czech Republic.

10. Technological developments associated with climate change.

11. The strategy of adapting behavior.

12. Climate change from an economic and political point of view.

13. Climate models and scenarios for the future development of the climate.

14. The influence of individuals on climate change.

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Ciahotný Karel doc. Ing. CSc. (29.01.2018)

Successful passing of the written examination test. Classification of the written part of the examination, according to the Study and examination regulations University of Chemical Technology Prague, as amended.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0.5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1.5 42
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