Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Level: A (Second level). Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. Optional for: W4, W4ea, W4ma. Course coordinator: Lars Nilsson, och Jamil Khan,, Miljö- och energisystem. Prerequisites: The course FMI065. Recommended prerequisits: Minimum 130 credits within the program. Assessment: A small written exam at mid-term, oral and written presentation of project/seminar work and a final written take-home exam. Participation in the final practical exercise is also assessed. Active participation in 80% of time-tabled activities is required. Further information: The final examination consists of a take-home exam. Re-examination is possible during examination periods. Home page:

The general aim of the course is to provide knowledge about the most important concepts and actors in the international climate debate, to study climate issues from a systems analytical perspective where independent critical analysis of the interaction between science and policy is central.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Swedish Environment Protection & SMHI: A Warmer World; the Greenhouse Effect and Climate Change (Monitor 18). Swedish Environment Protection Agency 2003. ISBN 91-620-1229-0.
Books, articles and reports.
Due to rapid changes in the field, this list may be changed in 2007.