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Introduction to Water and Climate (edX)

Water is a crucial element in climate and for society. Find out about the latest engineering interventions for water management in rivers, coasts and the urban environment. Water is essential for life on Earth and of crucial importance for society. Water also plays a major role in affecting climate. [...]
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The Science Advisory Toolbox for Environmental Management (edX)

Develop your own science and management strategy while viewing the environment through a multicultural lens. Learn how science advocacy can drive effective environmental and sustainability decision-making.
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Energy Within Environmental Constraints (edX)

A quantitative introduction to the energy system and its environmental impacts. Humanity faces an immense challenge: providing abundant energy to everyone without wrecking the planet. If we want a high-energy future while protecting the natural world for our children, we must consider the environmental consequences of energy production and [...]
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Designing for a Sustainable Future (FutureLearn)

Aug 2nd 2021
Designing for a Sustainable Future (FutureLearn)
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Become a sustainable tech innovator and learn about Design Thinking with Samsung to bring your sustainable tech solutions to life. From environmental tech to green design, find your way in sustainable innovation. Are you curious about how you can use technology to solve our climate crisis?
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Nature Connectedness with the University of Derby (FutureLearn)

Jul 26th 2021
Nature Connectedness with the University of Derby (FutureLearn)
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Learn to establish a new relationship with nature to help improve your wellbeing and tackle larger issues such as climate change. Explore the relationship between nature connection and the climate crisis. Too often we see nature as something to use, control, or as a threat to us. The climate [...]
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Algae Biotechnology (Coursera)

For decades, researchers have been studying microalgae to understand their biological functions and how we can use technology to harness algae’s power to create a wide range of commercial products. In this course, we will cover how synthetic biology, genetic engineering, and metabolic engineering is used in algae biotechnology, [...]
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The Arctic as a System (Coursera)

In this course you will first learn about the Arctic as a geographic region, the peoples the Arctic, and the long history of Arctic settlement and exploration. Attention then turns to key features of the Arctic environment – its climate and weather, features of the ocean, sea ice, lands [...]
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The Changing Arctic: Present, Past, & Future (Coursera)

This course takes a detailed look at the remarkable changes unfolding in the Arctic environment, including the shrinking Arctic sea ice cover, shrinking land ice, thawing permafrost and cascading impacts on Arctic ecosystems. After a review of Arctic climates of the past, attention turns to the possible future of [...]
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Solar Energy Basics (Coursera)

This course gives you an introduction to the fundamentals of solar power as it applies to solar panel system installations. You will learn to compare solar energy to other energy resources and explain how solar panels, or photovoltaics (PV for short), convert sunlight to electricity. You will be [...]
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Advanced Functional Ceramics (Coursera)

Jul 26th 2021
Advanced Functional Ceramics (Coursera)
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To realize next-generation devices, novel ceramic materials with ultimate physical and chemical properties are required. For this purpose, a few intrinsic and extrinsic approaches for the development of new functional ceramics are proceeding. This course provides the fundamentals of functional ceramics and the materials design rules for developing advanced [...]
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