Planning for Cities and Climate Change (9041.3)
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|Discipline Of Built Environment And Design||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Understand the national and international context of climate change research and policy as it affects cities;
2. Identify the key vulnerabilities of cities and how governments might respond;
3. Utilise key competencies that facilitate the inclusion of climate change response into planning and city development outcomes.
Graduate attributes2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
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List of recommended
Beatley, T, Boyer, H, and Newman, P. 2009. Resilient Cities Responding to Peak Oil and Climate Change. Washington DC: Island Press.
Bicknall, J, Dodman, D, Satterthwaite, D. 2009. Adapting Cities to Climate Change: Understanding and Addressing the Development Challenges. Earthscan: London.
Bulkeley, H. and Newell, P. Governing Climate Change (2nd ed) Routledge. (This text has been requested for short term loan with the library).
Christoff, P (ed) (2014) Four Degrees of Global Warming. Routledge: Abingdon, Oxford, UK
Garnaut, R. (2008) The Garnaut Climate Change Report. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK.
Dryzek, J, Norgaard, R, Scholsberg, D. (eds). (2011). The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society. Oxford University Press.
Hodgkinson, D and Garner, R (2008) Global Climate Change: Australian Law and Policy. Nexis Lexis Butterworths: Chatswood, NSW.
Hume, M. (2009) Why We Disagree about Climate Change. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2013) Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Available at www.ipcc.ch/report/ar5/
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2014a) Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Available at www.ipcc.ch/report/ar5/
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2014b) Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change. Available at www.ipcc.ch/report/ar5/
Jennings , I, and Newman , P. 2008. Cities as sustainable ecosystems: principles and practices. Washington, DC: Island Press.
Newman , P, and Beatley, T. 2008. Green Urbanism Down Under: Learning from Sustainable Communities in Australia. Washington, DC: Island Press.
Norman, B, Steffen, W, Webb, B, Capon, T, Maher, B, Woodroffe, C, Rogers, K, Tanton, R, Vidyattama, Y, Lavis, J, Sinclair, H, and Weir, B. 2013. South East Coastal Adaptation (SECA): Coastal urban climate futures in SE Australia from Wollongong to Lakes Entrance. National Climate Change Research Facility, Gold Coast, Australia. 130pp.
Norman, B. 2010. A low carbon and resilient urban future: an integrated approach to planning for climate change. ACT Attorney General's Department, Canberra. Available here: http://220.127.116.11/~/media/publications/local-govt/low-carbon-resilient-urban-future.pdf
Measham, T. and Lockie, S. (eds.) (2012) Risk and Social Theory in Environmental Management. CSIRO Publishing: Collingwood, Vic.
Palutikof, J, Boulter, S, Ash, A, Stafford Smith, M, Parry, M, Waschka, M, Guitart, D. (eds). (2013). Climate Adaptation Futures. Wiley Blackwell.
Pelling, M. (2011) Adaptation to Climate Change: from resilience to transformation. Routledge: London.
Students are expected to participate in all lectures and tutorials over the 7 week period
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums