Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Environmental Management & Ethics
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Environmental Management & Ethics

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Steffen Foss Hansen
Lauge Peter Westergaard Clausen

Instructors: Steffen Foss Hansen


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3 weeks at 4 hours a week
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There are 6 modules in this course

The environmental ethical dilemmas that we face a immense. In this module, we will introduce you to our course on Environmental Management & Ethics.

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1 video1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, we will introduce you to environmental ethics in general and three different kinds of environmental ethics in specific.

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4 videos1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt

In the past, environmental problems were local and we could use our senses to detect them. We could see them, smell them and feel them and we could develop uniform solutions to them. They were tame problems. More and more of the environmental dilemmas and problems that we face are not tame. In this module, you will learn about environmental management of wicked problems in contrast to tame problems.

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1 video1 quiz

Tools and methods such as cost-benefit analysis, risk assessment, technology assessment often provide support to decision-maker when it making decisions about how to best management the environment and environmental resources. These decision-support tools have different ethical foundations and different set of values embedded in them, which are important to have in mind.

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6 videos3 quizzes1 peer review

In this module, we will introduce you to the main different kinds of implementing environmental regulation as well as some of the key environmental principles on which environmental management is based internationally.

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5 videos2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will learn-by-doing how hard it can be to develop a set of clear recommendation to solve a given environmental ethical dilemma.

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1 peer review


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4.6 (113 ratings)
Steffen Foss Hansen
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
2 Courses80,610 learners
Lauge Peter Westergaard Clausen
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
1 Course22,423 learners

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