1. Identify and classify factors contributing to the complexity of climate change and climate processes. 2. Evaluate future climatic changes to Earth systems and direct causes of climate change to those systems 3. Understand the relation between climate change and sustainable development, including climate change mitigation and adaptation; 4. Identify and understand the international organisations, agreements and processes aimed at cooperatively managing climate change at international and national levels; 5. Demonstrate knowledge of both international and Australian scientific and policy literature relevant to climate change; 6. Assess the roles of scientific, cultural, social, economic, environmental and legal processes in relation to climate change in key spheres of government within Australia and other nations.