The environment in which we live and work is undergoing tremendous changes. Pressures associated with population growth, urbanisation, energy efficiency and water scarcity are driving ongoing private and government investment in the urban environment which sustains our societies and enable our lifestyles.
Suitable for: The major environmental concerns have been identified as important areas where background information is essential for a better understanding of environment. It stresses on a balanced view of issues that affect our daily lives. This course discusses these issues which are related to the conflict between existing development strategies and the need for 'environmental conservation'.