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The Construction Industry: The Way Forward (Coursera)

May 10th 2021
The Construction Industry: The Way Forward (Coursera)
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This course provides an introduction on types of the construction projects as well as the main concern of the productivity challenge in the construction industry. Through case studies, you will learn the industry characteristics and its unique environment that led to such productivity performance as well as touch base [...]
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GIS, Mapping, and Spatial Analysis Capstone (Coursera)

In this capstone course, you will apply everything you have learned by designing and then completing your own GIS project. You will plan out your project by writing a brief proposal that explains what you plan to do and why. You will then find data for a topic 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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How Do We Manage Climate Change? (Coursera)

In this course, learners will identify the types of actions that we can pursue to address climate change. These actions fall into two broad categories: 1) mitigation, which refers to efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or enhance carbon sinks, and 2) adaptation, which refers to our preparations for [...]
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Energy: The Enterprise (Coursera)

This course provides a broad view of the evolving nature of energy and the influence of cost, availability, sustainability, technical advancements, lifestyle, and concern over the environment. Learners get a peek into our energy history, recent technical and societal advancements in clean energy, and some of the more important [...]
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Ash-Related Operational Challenges in Energy Utilization of Sustainable Fuels (Coursera)

The basic idea behind this MOOC, is to present recent data on fuel characterization, slagging, fouling, corrosion, and trace element transformations, in a course that can be readily provided for students and industry people. This ensures understanding and application of the research, and provides the students and industry with [...]
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Transformation of the Global Food System (Coursera)

The UN predicts we will be 9-10 billion people on Earth in 2050. Providing so many people with nutritious foods is a massive challenge and one that cannot be met by simply upscaling current practices regarding food production and consumption. Providing humanity with nutritional food is at the center [...]
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Women in environmental biology (Coursera)

Have you ever wondered how humans relate to other living beings and what do you need to know to be able to understand current environmental problems? Do you know that many of these researches and knowledge have been described by women? This course gives answers to these questions and [...]
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Electric Vehicles and Mobility (Coursera)

The purpose of Electric Vehicles and Mobility is to help you, whatever your profile, your training or your country, find your own answers to questions such as: - Will electric vehicles be the last to be allowed in megalopolises in the 21st century? - Does the environmental gain from [...]
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Acuerdos globales para el desarrollo sostenible (Coursera)

En este curso se expondrá el nuevo marco global para el desarrollo sostenible, su relevancia, implicaciones y oportunidades, a efectos de beneficiar el agro, la seguridad alimentaria y el medio rural; para lo cual se están considerando como instrumentos clave: el Marco de Sendai para la Reducción del Riesgo [...]
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