Understanding techniques on how to protect the environment, the importance of human and other living organisms and its direct impacts on the environment, learn more about putting sustainability concepts on top of all the actions needed to address challenges nowadays, have the knowledge to contribute in creating innovative and sustainable solutions and the lectures to be interesting as well. The professor delivered the targets of the lecture to be Sustainable Development is not only controlled by Natural Sciences but contains also an important social component and indeed this social component is to consider in any concepts for protection of environment. The students actively participated on the class about Sustainability with applications to Global Thinking where he completely explained the international conventions and United Nations Millennium Development Goals, explained about climate change , how to reduce CO2-emission in the most possible and responsible ways – information about what are greenhouse gases which affecting global carbon cycle and also mentioned emissions trading. Besides, sustainability in geosciences and environmental sciences definitions, advantages and disadvantages of energy resources ( renewables and non-renewables). He gave students the knowledge including technology of renewable energy and the solutions it can offer in agriculture. There was discussion about the considerations for energy resources, available reserves, exploitation methods and consumption, how critical the status and availability of fossil energy resources leading to demand for alternative energy resources, the lectures arrived to the conclusion of Step-wise substitution from non-renewable by renewable resources.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kasbohm with AEP K44 students