• The reader should understand the complexity and peculiarity of environmental ethics in terms specific environmental cases (Lesson 1); basic environmental problems in different media (Lesson 2); scientific developments and at least the basic philosophical backgrounds behind environmental ideologies or approaches to comprehend how the man-nature mutual relationship is affected and changed in time (Lesson 3).

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  • The reader should understand the complexity and peculiarity of environmental ethics in terms specific environmental cases (Learning Unit 2.1); basic environmental problems in different media (Learning Unit 2.2); scientific developments and at least the basic philosophical backgrounds behind environmental ideologies or approaches to comprehend how the man-nature mutual relationship is affected and changed in time (Learning Units 2.3).

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  • The reader should understand the complexity and peculiarity of environmental ethics in terms specific environmental cases (Lesson 1); basic environmental problems in different media (Lesson 2); scientific developments and at least the basic philosophical backgrounds behind environmental ideologies or approaches to comprehend how the man-nature mutual relationship is affected and changed in time (Lesson 3).

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  • The learner should understand what sustainability is and how it was developed as an open concept with ecological, economical and social parts and the different interpretation as „weak“ or „strong“ sustainability with three management rules (Learning Unit 4.1), the national strategy in Germany to handle sustainability with its political perspective, principles and management rule, indicators, targets and the civil dialogue in Germany about it.

    In learning unit 4.2 the learner should also understand the basic ideas of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and its development and definition.

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  • The learner should understand the need for a progressive and rapid transition towards an economic and social system based on low-carbon emissions, the ethical dimension of the energy field at national and international level, and the principles that should guide a new green economy (Learning Unit 5.1). The learner should understand the most important green production policies (Learning Unit 5.2), and what are the conditions of and requirements for “green jobs” (Learning Unit 5.3)

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