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Iniciación a la evaluación del impacto ambiental (edX)

La evaluación de impacto ambiental constituye el instrumento más adecuado para la preservación y defensa del medio ambiente atendiendo al principio de sostenibilidad. El objetivo de este curso es sensibilizar sobre la necesidad de estudiar y prever adecuadamente las consecuencias de las actuaciones humanas sobre el medio [...]
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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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Planning with Climate Change in Mind (Coursera)

This course focuses on the climate impacts occurring and expected to occur across the United States. Our approach will be regional and sectoral, with consideration of impacts on water resources, transportation, energy, agriculture, forests, health, and coastal/marine resources. We will also look at how you can apply information about [...]
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Natural Attenuation of Groundwater Contaminants: New Paradigms, Technologies, and Applications (Coursera)

Cleaning up the large number of groundwater contamination sites is a significant and complex environmental challenge. The environmental industry is continuously looking for remediation methods that are both effective and cost-efficient. Over the past 10 years there have been amazing, important developments in our understanding of key attenuation [...]
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Grand Challenges: Food for Thought (FutureLearn)

Where does our food come from and what impact does it have on our environment? Our demand for food from natural systems is changing the world we live in from the soil beneath our feet to the birds in the sky and the fish in the sea. Unsustainable practices [...]
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Fashion's Future: The Sustainable Development Goals (FutureLearn)

Jun 10th 2019
Fashion's Future: The Sustainable Development Goals (FutureLearn)
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Explore the fashion industry’s impact on people and planet, what the Sustainable Development Goals are, and how they are linked. Learn about the link between fashion and the Sustainable Development Goals. The global fashion industry has an enormous social impact and ecological footprint. Many of us don’t understand how [...]
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Retos medioambientales en un mundo cambiante (Miríada X)

Oct 16th 2017
Retos medioambientales en un mundo cambiante (Miríada X)
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Visión científica y divulgativa del estado actual del planeta y los retos medioambientales que se plantean, abordado por científicos de la Universidad de Navarra desde un punto de vista pragmático, social, conceptual y contemplativo.
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Traitement médiatique du changement climatique : le niveau des mers (FUN)

L’impact du changement climatique sur les écosystèmes, l’économie, l’énergie, la santé et la société rend cruciale sa compréhension par le grand public. Par ailleurs, les décisions politiques, de l’échelle locale au niveau international, peuvent dépendre des questions climatiques et environnementales et les impacter également. Force est de constater que [...]
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Reclaiming Broken Places: Introduction to Civic Ecology (edX)

Explore why and how people come together to care for nature and community in cities and after disasters. The actions of ordinary people are often absent in studies of urban renewal and urban ecology. Around the world, people who are fed up with environmental degradation and the breakdown of [...]
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Eco-Concevoir Demain (FUN)

Nous utilisons une multitude de produits, de biens et de services dans notre vie quotidienne et professionnelle. Pour faire face à une demande croissante en ressources (minerais, énergie) et pour répondre aux grands enjeux environnementaux tels que le changement climatique, il est possible de concevoir des produits plus respectueux [...]
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