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Course, academic year 2019/2020

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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 2019 to 2019
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
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
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: Ciahotný Karel doc. Ing. CSc.
Interchangeability : N216034
Is interchangeable with: AB216007
Examination dates   Schedule   
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Annotation -
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.
Last update: Ciahotný Karel (24.01.2018)
Aim of the course -

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

Last update: Purkarová Eliška (08.06.2022)
Literature -

R: presentation of the subject matter provided in electronic form


Last update: Bindzar Jan (29.04.2024)
Teaching methods - Czech


Last update: Fialová Jana (12.12.2017)
Requirements to the exam - Czech

písemná zkouška

Last update: Bindzar Jan (29.04.2024)
Syllabus -

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 I.

4. The causes of climate change II.

5. The greenhouse effect.

6. Greenhouse gases.

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

8. Observed climate changes and their consequences in Europe and in the Czech Republic. The impact of climate change on human health.

9. Technological developments associated with climate change and the influence of individuals on climate change I.

10. Technological developments associated with climate change and the influence of individuals on climate change II.

11. The strategy of adapting behavior - Global.

12. The strategy of adapting behavior - Europe.

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

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

Last update: Purkarová Eliška (12.09.2023)
Course completion requirements -

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.

Last update: Ciahotný Karel (29.01.2018)
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
3 / 3 84 / 84
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 20
Examination test 80