PKU - Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Development in China
5 July 2021 – 30 July 2021
Hosted by Peking University
With fast economic development, environmental challenge is one of the most important issues that China is facing now. This course is intended for undergraduate students to examine key issues and topics that are related to environmental pollution in China and discuss sustainable pathways. The course is organized around the central question – the most pressing environmental challenges in China and sustainability. It includes the introduction of basic structure of earth system, the current status and causes of major environmental pollution in China, and the policies and control plans for pollution abatement. This course will present how China improves its air quality greatly in recent years, including sources, formation mechanisms, health impacts, and policies that lead to effective reduction of PM2.5 concentration or haze in Beijing.
Bachelor students, Master students, Ph.D. students
30 May 2021
(Information for 2021 courses will be available in early January 2021, and online application will be open in January 2021.)
For course details, see the PKU course page: http://www.oir.pku.edu.cn/summerschool.