732006 Development and Future of Air Quality and Climate Change Policies

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Hojesky, Helmut
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction
Deutsch, Englisch


The first part of the lecture deals with the development of air quality and climate change policies in the past until nowadays. The international level, the European Union activities and the domestic policies will be addressed. In the second part the future developments of these most important environmental policies until the year 2050 and their main elements are presented. Together with the political and legal framework many examples for the different political processes are given and discussed afterwards. First-hand information and reports support the topic.

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Understanding the historically grown development of ecological key-themes and thus their complexity. Outlook of possible future perspectives.
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