An Introduction to Carbon and Greenhouse Gases

Course Overview

Climate change is an increasingly important topic, so much so that scientists now refer to it as the Climate Crisis, Coupled with ever more stringent legislation and requirements upon business to measure, report and reduce carbon, businesses can no longer afford to ignore this important topic.

This course offers a fundamental background understanding for anyone, from any background of carbon, greenhouse gases, the cause and importance of tackling the climate crisis.

Course Structure

Course 1: Introduction to Carbon and Green House Gases, 3 sessions.

Session 1

Company Introduction

What is Carbon & Carbon Dioxide
How the atmosphere is constructed
How has it changed in the last 1,000 years
Molecule, density, common uses

What is the Green House Effect?
Science on wavelengths
Warming effects driven by concentrations of gases and their impact

Session 2

What are Carbon Equivalents
Introduction to GHGs and GHG theory
Measurement of GHGs
Sources of information
Chemistry

Session 3

Sources of Emissions
Global breakdown of GHG emissions
Emissions in the everyday
Impact of small business, product, lifestyle changes
Cautionary tales why “something is not what we think”
Product Embodied example
Choose trees carefully, Bath filling analogy

Climate Crisis

Tailored programs to your Company’s needs, with company specific examples, are available upon request.

NB: Tunley Engineering will issue course notes to all Attendees prior to the training, questions during the Webinar training can be submitted through the live chat and or via email.

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