Sustainable Development

Course Code :2102MDODOW
Study domain:Environmental Science
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:15
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Guido Erreygers

3. Course contents *

This course focuses on the different aspects in the relation between environment and development. Topics are:

  • the interntaional debate on environment and development
  • the variety of definitions of 'sustainable development'
  • sustainablility indicators, e.g. the ecological footprint
  • the complexe relation between poverty, economic development and environment