20810070 - SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH KNOWLEDGE ON ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF HUMAN ACTIVITIES, TO CLASSIFY THE IMPACTS, TO ILLUSTRATE THE CONCEPT OF SUSTAINABILITY, TO DESCRIBE THE EVALUATION PROCEDURES OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AND ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION PROTOCOLS. ILLUSTRATE , THROUGH SIGNIFICANT CASE STUDIES, EXAMPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND OF IMPACTS MITIGATION.
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Mutuazione: 20810070 SOSTENIBILITA' E IMPATTO AMBIENTALE in Ingegneria elettronica per l'industria e l'innovazione LM-29 ASDRUBALI FRANCESCO

Programme

Interdisciplinary characters of energy problems. Definition of the quantities and energy indices. Consumption, reserves and forecasts: the world's energy market, the Italian energy situation.
Sustainable Development
The international conference on climate and the environment: the Kyoto Protocol, the post-Kyoto, COP 21. The EU directives on energy, environment and climate. Sustainable development: definition, tools and methods. The Aalborg Chart, the Agenda 21 processes, the Covenant of Mayors.
Environmental pollution
environmental impact of energy systems, production and transport infrastructure. Air pollution: sources, pollutants, legislation, techniques for emissions control. The global pollution: acid rains, ozone depletion, greenhouse effect. Other forms of pollution: thermal pollution, noise, electromagnetic pollution
environmental impact assessments
The environmental impact assessment: legislation, procedures, methodologies, content and stages., Strategic Environmental Assessment.
environmental footprint
environmental footprint assessment procedures: Life Cycle Assessment; Social Life Cycle Assessment. Carbon Footprint and Water Footprint.
environmental certification protocols
environmental certification of productions: ISO 14000, EMAS, ecolabel.
environmental sustainability protocols of buildings: LEED; BREEAM; ITHACA.
Protocols of sustainability of University certification: Green Metric
The Green Economy
Definitions, areas of intervention, the Green Economy Manifesto.
Outlines of incentive mechanisms in the Green Economy. Costs / benefits analysis.
Applications and case studies
Examples of environmental impact assessments and good sustainability practices.

Core Documentation

Power point presentations will be made available in the Rome Tre Moodle system, as well as a list of suggested books

Type of evaluation

the final exam is only oral