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What is Climate Change? (Coursera)

In this course, learners will become familiar with the scientific evidence that demonstrates human-caused climate change. We will explore how greenhouse gases cause the Earth to warm, and why our recent warming is attributed to human activities. We will also discuss where our climate is headed, including anticipated future [...]
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Introduction to Sustainability (Coursera)

This course introduces the academic approach of Sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations. The course focuses on key knowledge areas of sustainability theory and practice, including population, ecosystems, global change, energy, agriculture, water, environmental economics [...]
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Global Arctic (Coursera)

The GlobalArctic MOOC introduces you the dynamics between global changes and changes in the Arctic. This course aims to highlight the effects of climate change in the Polar region. In turn, it will underline the impacts of a warmer Arctic on the planet Earth. For human civilization, the Arctic [...]
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Organising for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (FutureLearn)

What are the Sustainable Development Goals and how will we achieve them? Learn how you can work towards the United Nations’ SDGs. Learn how to tackle sustainability challenges through the 17 SDGs. The world is facing unprecedented and pressing social and environmental challenges. On this course, you’ll explore the [...]
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Biodiversity and Global Change: Science & Action (Coursera)

In this course, featuring many researchers at the University of Zurich, you will learn about the amazing diversity of biological organisms in the world around us. You will discover the field of "biodiversity science", experience the countless forms that biodiversity takes, look at the values and importance of this [...]
Average: 8 ( 2 votes )

Biodiversité et changements globaux (FUN)

La biodiversité fait aujourd'hui l'objet d'intenses préoccupations, qu'il s'agisse de diversité génétique, spécifique, écosystémique, fonctionnelle, en milieu terrestre ou aquatique. La préserver, en raison de sa valeur intrinsèque ou bien des services qu'elle rend aux sociétés humaines est un enjeu capital de notre [...]
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Sensing Planet Earth - Water and Ice (edX)

Learn how to measure and monitor the Earth’s water and ice masses to deepen your understanding of global change. Global warming. Rising sea levels. Droughts. Flooding. The melting of the polar ice caps. In this energy and earth science course, you will learn how continental water and ice [...]
Average: 10 ( 4 votes )

Introduction to Globalization and You (

This course examines the impact of market-led global integration on the economy and on our personal lives. It explores the complex uneven development dynamics of globalization in ways that allow you to see how your own personal perspectives on these dynamics are at once outcomes and enablers of economic [...]
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