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Co-Creating Sustainable Cities (edX)

Learn how citizen’s co-creation is key in making cities worldwide more sustainable. Around the world, major challenges of our time such as population growth and climate change are being addressed in cities. Here, citizens play an important role amidst governments, companies, NGOs and researchers in creating social, technological and [...]
Average: 5 (4 votes)

Greening the Economy: Lessons from Scandinavia (Coursera)

How can we live a good life on one planet with over seven billion people? This course will explore greening the economy on four levels – individual, business, city, and nation. We will look at the relationships between these levels and give many practical examples of the complexities and [...]
Average: 10 (4 votes)

Greening the Economy: Sustainable Cities (Coursera)

How can we shape urban development towards sustainable and prosperous futures? This course will explore sustainable cities as engines for greening the economy. We place cities in the context of sustainable urban transformation and climate change. Sustainable urban transformation refers to structural transformation processes – multi-dimensional and radical change [...]
Average: 5 (3 votes)

The Age of Sustainable Development (Coursera)

The Age of Sustainable Development" gives students an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development - that is, economic development that is also socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable.
Average: 4 (4 votes)

Creating Ethical and Sustainable Cities at the Local Level (FutureLearn)

Dec 20th 2021
Creating Ethical and Sustainable Cities at the Local Level (FutureLearn)
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See how frameworks for ethical and sustainable cities can be localised, fostering resilient cities for the future. Learn how you can contribute to the sustainable cities of tomorrow. It’s widely accepted that, as we look towards the future, we need to actively create cities that are ethical, sustainable, inclusive, [...]
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Sustainable Cities: Governing Urban Adaptation Under Climate Change (FutureLearn)

Discover expert governance strategies for preparing urban areas to face the challenges posed by climate change. Learn how cities can successfully adapt to environmental change. In this course, you will investigate how governance strategies and policies for making cities more sustainable and resilient in the face of increasing climate [...]
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Transformando la Movilidad Urbana: Introducción a la Planeación del Transporte para Ciudades Sostenibles (FutureLearn)

Descubre las diferentes dimensiones de la movilidad urbana sostenible, incluyendo el marco Evitar-Cambiar-Mejorar ECM. Se recomienda traducir completamente esta página usando la función de traducción del navegador antes de continuar. Aprende cómo los proyectos de movilidad urbana pueden ayudar a crear ciudades [...]
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Transforming Urban Mobility: Components of Transport Planning for Sustainable Cities (FutureLearn)

Examine how different types of public transport can be employed to make urban transport more sustainable. Discover how urban transport can be made more sustainable. Good transport systems and projects are critical to the development of sustainable cities. On this course, you’ll consider the Avoid-Shift-Improve (ASI) framework – particularly [...]
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Cities and the Challenge of Sustainable Development (edX)

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Cities and the Challenge of Sustainable Development (edX)
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What is a sustainable city? Learn the basics here. According to the United Nations, urbanization and population growth could result in an increase of 2.5 billion people into urban populations by 2050, with associated impacts ranging from increased transportation needs to more building. How do we make cities sustainable [...]
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Transforming Urban Mobility: Introduction to Transport Planning for Sustainable Cities (FutureLearn)

Discover the different dimensions of sustainable urban mobility, including the Avoid-Shift-Improve (ASI) framework. Good transport systems and projects are critical to the development of environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive cities. This course considers the impacts of motorisation, our current unsustainable travel patterns, and the framework for changing to sustainable [...]
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