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The Sustainability Imperative (Coursera)

In this course, learners begin with a macro-level view of the current state of the world and touch upon topics such as climate change, plastic pollution, social inequity, and the economic systems that got us to where we are today. Learners investigate how such an economy cannot sustain itself [...]

Energy, Environment, and Everyday Life (Coursera)

This course teaches you everything you need to know about energy, the environment, and at least a number of things in everyday life. It starts by talking about energy itself and where it comes from. This includes how much we have, who has it, who uses it, and what [...]

Global Energy and Climate Policy (Coursera)

The Global Energy and Climate Policy course offers an introduction to the theoretical and practical understanding of how energy and climate change policies are designed, shaped, advocated and implemented. As energy markets go truly global, domestic energy policies are becoming more and more entangled with wider issues of international [...]

Understanding Biological Energy (FutureLearn)

Get an introduction to energy and explore how humans and other living things obtain and use their biological energy sources. Discover applications of biological energy, from human energy to photosynthesis. On this course, you’ll learn what energy actually is and how living things acquire and convert [...]

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 [...]

Bioeconomy: How Renewable Resources Can Help the Future of Our Planet (FutureLearn)

Explore the sustainable technologies, strategies, and careers helping the world transition to a biobased economy. Investigate how you can utilise renewable resources. With a predicted global population of nine billion people in 2050, a well-documented climate crisis, and a global food waste problem, the world needs to [...]

Transitions énergétiques : mécanismes et leviers (FUN)

Des changements profonds sont à l’œuvre dans le domaine de l’énergie, résumés par le terme de transition énergétique. Ces changements sont impulsés par des contraintes fortes : d’une part les limites des ressources fossiles, d’autre part les impacts environnementaux et les risques associés à la production et à l’usage [...]