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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.
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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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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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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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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Climate Change: Solutions (FutureLearn)

Feb 15th 2021
Climate Change: Solutions (FutureLearn)
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Explore the potential solutions to climate change and how they relate to the UN's sustainable development goals. Man-made climate change is one of the biggest threats to the world. The effects are already being seen through receding glaciers, ocean acidification and an increasingly vulnerable food supply. It’s vital we [...]
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GEONATURA: Applied Geomatics to Social and Environmental Issues

Nov 19th 2018
GEONATURA: Applied Geomatics to Social and Environmental Issues
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The GEONATURA MOOC aims to develop training and vocational guidance in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applied to various socioenvironmental issues of interest to society. This is a European Erasmus + project, Strategic Partnerships for higher education, involving 4 universities: U Nova de Lisboa, U Delft, U Firenze and U [...]
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Achieving Sustainable Development (FutureLearn)

Nov 5th 2018
Achieving Sustainable Development (FutureLearn)
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Explore the challenges of sustainable development. See the impact of UN Sustainable Development Goals on real people. Consider the impact that UN Sustainable Development Goals could have. Governments of the world have signed up to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a UN initiative for international development. They are targets [...]
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