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Carbon Neutral Society

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: ET00BN49
Curriculum: ETE 2023
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 3 (2025)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Laitinen, Asseri
Language of Instruction: English

Learning Outcomes

Student has the ability to identify carbon emissions and emission reduction potential and possibilities in different scales (inhabitants, products, companies and organizations, communities and states).
Student can perform basic carbon accounting for organizations and life cycle assessment for products.
Student is familiar with different carbon offsetting mechanisms and their reliability. Student knows how both natural and artificial carbon sinks work.

Student's Workload

5 ECTS = 135 hours.


Carbon neutrality, emission reductions, carbon accounting, life cycle assessment (LCA) and life cycle thinking, carbon sinks, CCS and CCU, carbon offsetting.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, learning assignments, excel-calculations, test.

Assessment Methods

Exercises and test.