Course Syllabus

What you’ll learn

Why climate change is a public policy issue and what types of policies exist to address it
How these public policies work to encourage adaptation to and mitigation of climate change
The benefits of carbon emissions management
How to calculate the emissions of an organisation using carbon footprinting
How to use Marginal Abatement Cost Curves (MACCs) to visualise and compare projects by cost and emission reduction volume
How to engage in an Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), optimise a project portfolio, purchase the correct mix of ETS options (e.g. auction allowances, carbon offsets and secondary market allowances) and limit penalty payment.