Climate Change and Sustainable Investing Specialization

This specialization aims to provide you with a better understanding of the complex relationships between climate change and economy and finance. By the end of the program you will have gained command over the tools allowing you to build an informed opinion grounded on scientific facts on the feasibility and effectiveness of current options to fight climate change. You will also understand the pros and cons of various policy approaches involved in the transition to a low carbon economy. Finally, you will learn how climate risks affect firm fundamentals and how to implement efficient low carbon investing strategies.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- The science of climate change
- The economics of climate change
- The finance of climate change
- Understanding the evidence for climate change, and of its anthropogenic origin

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Economics and Policies of Climate Change (Coursera)

Being aware of the urgency and importance of climate change is not enough to tackle it effectively. To avoid the worst climate outcomes, decisive action has to be taken. But what realistic options do we have? Since our resources are limited, is it better to act now or wait [...]
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Science and Engineering of Climate Change (Coursera)

Dec 6th 2021
Science and Engineering of Climate Change (Coursera)
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Global warming is one of the most significant challenges of the century and tackling it in the most effective way requires a good understanding of its physical, social and financial aspects. The Science and Engineering of Climate Change course offers an introduction to the science of climate change and [...]
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The Finance of Climate Change (Coursera)

Dec 6th 2021
The Finance of Climate Change (Coursera)
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The urgent transition towards a low-carbon economy will profoundly change our economy. Households, companies and financial intermediaries have to be ready in order to avoid the downside risks and seize the opportunities created by climate change. The Finance of Climate Change MOOC will explain (i) how climate change and [...]
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Climate Aware Investing (Coursera)

Finance may have a central role to play against climate change on the condition that risks are properly measured and managed. In this course you will be introduced to the latest academic research findings and the most commonly used methods in industry to cope with climate change financial risks. [...]
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