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Companies and climate change (Coursera)

How can companies act in the fight against global warming? This is a question that is being asked more and more urgently to all economic actors. To shed some light on your thoughts, we have met with four companies of various sizes and sectors of activity that are [...]
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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 [...]
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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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Global Warming I: The Science and Modeling of Climate Change (Coursera)

This class describes the science of global warming and the forecast for humans’ impact on Earth’s climate. Intended for an audience without much scientific background but a healthy sense of curiosity, the class brings together insights and perspectives from physics, chemistry, biology, earth and atmospheric sciences, and even some [...]
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Global Warming II: Create Your Own Models in Python (Coursera)

This class provides a series of Python programming exercises intended to explore the use of numerical modeling in the Earth system and climate sciences. The scientific background for these models is presented in a companion class, Global Warming I: The Science and Modeling of Climate Change. This [...]
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Heritage under Threat (Coursera)

In this course you will learn to articulate your own concepts about (threatened) heritage and that of others. What is your heritage? Who defines heritage? Why is heritage under threat? How can we protect heritage? This course, sponsored by the LDE Centre for Global Heritage and Development and [...]
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Championing Change: Human Rights and the Climate Crisis (FutureLearn)

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Championing Change: Human Rights and the Climate Crisis (FutureLearn)
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Learn why climate change is a human rights issue, and how human rights can be used as a tool to combat the climate crisis.Find solutions that address both global warming and human rights violations. Rising sea levels. Floods. Droughts. Extreme weather. We know the effects of climate change but [...]
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Designing a Climate Neutral World: An Introduction (edX)

Learn about climate change strategies and the basic tools used for evaluating alternative options for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions.Mitigation of climate change is one of the most important challenges of our times. To prevent irreversible damage to human societies and the environment, it was agreed that world countries should [...]
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The Health Effects of Climate Change (edX)

Learnhow global warming impacts human health, and the wayswe can diminish those impacts. Our world's climate is changing. Of the top twenty hottest years ever recorded, sixteen have occurred in the last two decades. This warming has already had a profound effect.
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Climate Action: Solutions for a Changing Planet (edX)

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Climate Action: Solutions for a Changing Planet (edX)
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How do we turn commitments to reducing the effects of climate change into action? Harmful emissions, the degradation of the earth’s resources and global warming have loomed large for decades. With the negotiation and ongoing ratification of the sweeping Paris Agreement, commitments to reducing the effects of climate change [...]
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