Climate Change: Solutions
University of Exeter
  • Start Date: 18 Feb, 2019
  • 4 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Explore the potential solutions to climate change and how they relate to the UN's sustainable development goals.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Introduction

Introduction Video

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Discover solutions to climate change


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 work to find solutions to climate change.


On this course you will explore solutions to this global challenge, including mitigation, adaptation and geo-engineering, which can help avoid the most dangerous climate changes and increase the resilience of societies and ecosystems to climate changes that cannot be avoided.


You don’t need any prior knowledge of climate change, just an interest in science, nature and the environment. However it might be useful to have completed the sister course to this one: Climate Change: The Science.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

University of Exeter

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university and in the top 1% of institutions globally.

It combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 18,000 students and is ranked 8th in The Sunday Times Good University Guide, 10th in The Complete University Guide 2014 and 12th in the Guardian University Guide 2014. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 90% of the University’s research was rated as being at internationally recognised levels and 16 of its 31 subjects are ranked in the top 10, with 27 subjects ranked in the top 20.

The University has invested in more than £350 million worth of new facilities across its campuses in the last few years; including landmark new student services centres - the Forum in Exeter and The Exchange on the Penryn Campus in Cornwall, together with world-class new facilities for Biosciences, the Business School and the Environment and Sustainability Institute. There are plans for another £330 million of investment between now and 2016.

 

This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

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