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The Basics of Climate-Wise Activities (3 cr)

Code: IE10067-3002

General information


03.12.2022 - 29.01.2023


13.02.2023 - 28.05.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual portion

3 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning


Open UAS


Wärtsilä Campus Karjalankatu 3

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


1 - 50

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Energy and Environmental Engineering


  • Anniina Kontiokorpi

Teacher in charge

Anniina Kontiokorpi

Scheduling groups

  • Avoimen opiskelijat (Size: 30. Open UAS: 30.)
  • Pienryhmä (schedulingGroup) 1 (Size: 10. Open UAS: 0.)


  • KAKK23
    Karelia, Open UAS, All, Spring, 2023
  • TOP22_23
    Other Complimentary Studies Group Semester 2022-2023

Small groups

  • Open UAS students
  • Pienryhmä (schedulingGroup) 1


You master phenomena related to climate change and you understand the possibilities of system thinking on tackling climate change. You are able to evaluate climate effects of different actors and activities and you will receive tools for future foresight. You know the basics of the calculation of greenhouse gas emission and you are able to develop and innovate actions on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. You recognise the importance of sustainable development and corporate and social responsibility in climate change mitigation. After the course you have find out new ways to evaluate climate impacts and promote sustainable measures and climate friendly operations.


- Climate change as a phenomenon, impacts of climate change, climate debate, link between climate change and other environmental problems
- Climate policy as a driver
- Greenhouse gas emissions and their sources
- Basics of calculating greenhouse gas emissions
- Climate change mitigation as a part of sustainable development
- Climate change as a part of corporate and social responsibility

Evaluation scale