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Global Warming, Renewables, and Decarbonization

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3 ECTS

MODULE TYPE: SDG11 


MODULE DESCRIPTION

This module with cover bioethanol, biodiesel, fuels from cellulosic biomass, blue and green hydrogen including CO2 capture and storage technologies, wind and solar power, the Carbon Cycle, Direct Carbon Capture From Air, and reducing atmospheric carbon dioxide by sequestering biomass carbon.


LEARNING OUTCOMES

» Identify the major sources of energy and the sectors in which energy is used.

» Identify the magnitude and major sources of CO2 generation.

» Understand the impact, advantages, and challenges of biofuels.

» Be able to describe the major routes for CO2 capture (Post-Combustion, Pre-Combustion, and Direct Air Capture).

» Understand CO2 generation and mitigation from iron and cement manufacture

» Understand the concept of natural direct CO2 capture from air by growing biomass and removing that biomass from the Carbon Cycle by permanent secure burial in special landfills.


Degree level: Master

Language: English

Study mode: Online

SDG11 Theme: Energy and sustainability; Circular economy; Transport and mobility

ECTS: 3

Semester: Autumn

Starting date: 04-10-2021

Finishing date: 14-01-2022

Enrollment period: Until September, 6th

Participation Form: Fill in the apllication form available here. For further information please send an email to the Admission Office.

University

University of Aveiro

Participation info

Please fill this form: https://forms.ua.pt/index.php?r=survey/index&sid=272775&lang=en. For futher information, please contact the Admissions Office through continua.geral@ua.pt.