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Introduction to Sustainable Development (Coursera)

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This course comprises three modules of Dr. Sachs' longer course, "The Age of Sustainable Development." This preview course, "Introduction to Sustainable Development" will give you an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development - that is, economic development that is also socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable.


Week 1: What is Sustainable Development?

Week 2: A Short History of Economic Development

Week 3: Growth within Planetary Boundaries