This free course, Financial methods in environmental decisions, begins by introducing some of the tools that can be used to assess the benefits of investment decisions, including ways of assessing the ‘external costs’ – the wider costs and benefits to society as a whole – of environmental decisions.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
understand techniques for the financial appraisal of projects
understand private and external costs of environmental impacts and their mitigation
understand methods for assessing the economics of environmental impacts