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May 29th 2017

The acronym for this course is ENABLE and stands for European Network for Advancement of Business and Landscape Education. It captures the objective of this course which is to educate you about the role of business in landscapes and vice versa, the role of landscapes for businesses.

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May 29th 2017

L'ambition du cours est de confronter ses participants aux enjeux techniques, économiques, sociaux et environnementaux du XXIe siècle. Ces enjeux sont par nature très fortement couplés et complexes. Ils exigent une approche interdisciplinaire, afin d’adopter un vrai questionnement, au delà des préjugés et des idées reçues.

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May 29th 2017

Ecosystem services are a way of thinking about – and evaluating – the goods and services provided by nature that contribute to the well-being of humans. This MOOC will cover scientific (technical), economic, and socio-political dimensions of the concept through a mix of theory, case-studies, interviews with specialists and a serious-game.

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May 29th 2017

Explore the development of new energy technologies and discover key energy challenges with this online course. In a world facing pressing energy challenges, the need for alternative energy and new energy technologies has never been more pressing. This course explores the new and upcoming technologies that may help solve some of the world’s biggest energy challenges - examining them from both a business and technological perspective.

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May 8th 2017

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: 8 (4 votes)
Apr 27th 2017

This open online course (KLOOC “Nachhaltige Entwicklung”) deals with Sustainable Development issues from various angles (Architecture, Business Studies, Economic Policy, Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Landscape Planning, Social Sciences).

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Apr 17th 2017

This course explores the challenges faced by developing country governments wanting to grow their economies in a climate friendly way, and addresses the complexity inherent in lifting societies out of poverty while also mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. Presented by Prof Harald Winkler, director of UCT’s Energy Research Centre and colleagues from the Mitigation Action Plans & Scenarios (MAPS) Programme, the course covers facilitation process techniques, energy modelling, scenario building, innovation and policy. Whether you are a climate change practitioner, work in development or are simply curious about how climate mitigation is understood, this course will give you an insight into the complex process of how countries from the South pursue development goals while addressing climate mitigation.

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Mar 14th 2017

Learn the science and policies that drive sustainable development and how leaders can work to achieve UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. This course introduces the origin and key concepts of sustainability and how to apply those to sustainable development practice.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Self-Paced

Learn why cities are key in resolving global urbanization and sustainability challenges and how you can engineer tomorrow’s cities today. Did you know that cities take up less than 3% of the earth’s land surface, but more than 50% of the world’s population live in them? And, cities generate more than 70% of the global emissions? Large cities and their hinterlands (jointly called metropolitan regions) greatly contribute to global urbanization and sustainability challenges, yet are also key to resolving these same challenges.

Average: 3 (4 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

La vision de la « ville connectée », également qualifiée de « ville numérique » ou encore de « ville intelligente », prévoit que l'ensemble de l'espace urbain sera interconnecté et interagira avec le monde numérique. Ceci ouvre en particulier la voie au développement durable de nos environnements urbains, combiné à une amélioration de la qualité de vie et de la sécurité des citoyens dans le respect de leur vie privée. C'est également l'opportunité de revoir les processus de régulation et de gestion des villes par un engagement accru du citoyen au moyen des réseaux sociaux et des capteurs, physiques ou logiciels, embarqués dans les téléphones intelligents.

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Understand China’s view on climate change, its impact and China’s action and plan for the future. | 了解中国对气候变化及其影响的立场、行动与未来计划。

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Feb 6th 2017

Le Développement Durable (DD) apparaît comme une des plus fortes opportunités économiques du XXIe siècle. Il importe donc, de savoir exactement de quoi il est question et de bien maitriser ses différentes déclinaisons au niveau des entreprises, et plus largement de toutes les organisations, au travers de la notion de Responsabilité Sociétale des Entreprises (RSE).

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Sep 27th 2016

Este curso, impartido en español, presenta los desafíos sectoriales e intersectoriales y las prácticas para promover el desarrollo sostenible de las ciudades en América Latina y el Caribe.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Sep 27th 2016

Este curso apresentará os desafios setoriais, intersetoriais e experiências práticas para promover o desenvolvimento sustentável das cidades no Brasil e na América Latina.

Average: 6.5 (2 votes)
Sep 19th 2016

Depuis le premier Sommet de la Terre (1972) et le fameux rapport Brundtland (1987), les notions d'environnement et de développement durable renvoient toutes deux à des questions socialement vives. Le changement climatique, la transition énergétique, la préservation de la biodiversité, la réduction des inégalités et de la pauvreté constituent de véritables enjeux de société. Nous ne pouvons plus rester indifférents à de tels évènements.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Self-Paced

O objetivo geral do curso Alterações Climáticas: o contexto das experiências de vida é introduzir o conceito de alterações climáticas no contexto do desenvolvimento sustentável, relacionando-o com as experiências vivenciadas por cada um de como, por exemplo, adaptar e mitigar os seu efeitos, relacionados com cheias, falta de água, subida no nível do mar, erosão costeira, e outros.

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May 23rd 2016

Coproduit par l'INP Toulouse et l'INSA Toulouse, ce cours est ouvert sur 6 semaines et vous propose de découvrir ce que sont les agroressources. Pourquoi en parler ? Quelle utilité ? Comment les transformer et les valoriser ? Les agroressources sont des matières premières issues de l'agriculture. Vous découvrirez au cours de ce MOOC le potentiel de valorisation de ces matières issues du carbone renouvelable au travers de leurs utilisations, leurs impacts économiques, environnementaux et sociétaux.

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Mar 29th 2016

Comment consommer de manière plus responsable ? Quels sont les impacts de nos modes de consommation, vecteurs de transition et de respect de la planète ? Voici là toutes les problèmatiques de ce MOOC ! Ses témoignages de plus de quarante experts issus de champs disciplinaires différents (histoire, droit, ingénierie, gestion…) vous permettront d'apprehender globalement ces questions. Ils orienteront de fait, ce MOOC vers une approche plurisdisciplinaire du sujet.

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Mar 14th 2016

How will the world meet the energy demands of future generations? This MOOC explores the new and upcoming energy technologies that may help solve some of the world’s biggest energy challenges.

Average: 6 (6 votes)
Jan 25th 2016

Learn what progress Africa has made towards inclusive development and consider challenges post-2015 in this free online course.

Average: 9 (1 vote)

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