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766383A Climate.Now, 2-5 ECTS cr 
Code 766383A  Validity 01.01.2019 -
Name Climate.Now  Abbreviation Climate.Now 
Scope2-5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline3251 Physics 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Field of Physics 

Jussi Malila 

ECTS Credits 

2 ECTS credits / 54 hours of work

Language of instruction 



The course is held in the autumn semester, during periods 1 and 2.

Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of the course, student can:
- look at climate change from many different perspectives and create connections between them as well as look for solutions to the climate challenge in a variety of ways
- reflect her or his own role in climate change and apply what has been learned on the course to her or his field of study
- examine different perspectives, solutions, information sources, and the current debate on climate change critically.


Scientific basis of climate change, mitigation of climate, change, effects of climate change and adaptation.

Mode of delivery 

Web-based teaching

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Studying online material and independent study 46 h, learning task 8 h.

Target group 

All students.

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

No prerequisities required.

Recommended optional programme components 

No simultaneous studies.

Recommended or required reading 

Material at DigiCampus, Moodle page of the course.

Assessment methods and criteria 

Course grading is based on the learning task.


The course utilizes a numerical grading scal 0-5. In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail.

Person responsible 

Jussi Malila

Working life cooperation 

The course does not contain working life cooperation.


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Climate.Now  Course  Jussi Malila  01.09.20 -31.12.20

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