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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Critical Raw Materials: Managing Resources for a Sustainable Future (edX)

Gain a systemic understanding of critical raw materials and learn about strategies and solutions to manage them in a sustainable way. The availability of critical raw materials (CRMs) is under massive pressure. However, these materials are essential for products, technologies and solutions to some of the world’s most crucial [...]

Introduction à l'Analyse du Cycle de Vie - de la pensée à la pratique (edX)

MOOC introduction à la pensée du cycle de vie et aux concepts théoriques pour réaliser et critiquer une analyse du cycle de vie. Curieux d’apprendre ce qu’est la pensée du cycle de vie, d’embrasser la vision systémique, savoir calculer et critiquer l’empreinte environnementale d’un produit, service ou [...]

Sustainable Food Teach-Out (Coursera)

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Sustainable Food Teach-Out (Coursera)
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What we choose to eat matters. Did you know that a quarter of all greenhouse gas emissions come from food and agricultural systems? One way each and every one of us can take to reduce our impact on the environment is to change what is on the end of [...]

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 [...]

Fashion's Future: The Sustainable Development Goals (FutureLearn)

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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 [...]

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 [...]