Real Climate Action: How to Engage People in Climate Change
EIT Climate-KIC
  • Start Date: 01 Nov, 2021
  • 5 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Engage with and motivate others to join you in the fight against climate change using a variety of approaches.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Course Description

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

Inspire climate action in others with strategies that really work


To take effective climate action, it’s important to communicate and engage with others around climate change.


This four-week course from EIT Climate-KIC will show you how to do that, while achieving audience buy-in and behaviour change.


Give your environmentalism a psychosocial edge


Traditional messaging, systems innovation, and the powerful Quadrant of Engagement tool by psychologist and climate strategist Dr Renee Lertzman are all brought together on this course. The transdisciplinary approach will help you engage others in a whole new way.


Inspire behavioural change for climate change


Over the duration of the course, you’ll discuss why fear tactics are ineffective for facilitating climate action, why an empathic approach is more effective, and how to use the Quadrant of Engagement tool to map out strategies that motivate people to make important behavioural changes.


See Dr Lertzman’s environmentalism first-hand


This course does more than share Dr Lertzman’s message on how you can turn climate anxiety into action. It provides the ideal platform to teach you herself. Supported by the respected European Institute of Innovation Climate Knowledge and Innovation Community (EIT Climate-KIC), she’ll show you how to create truly effective engagement campaigns for climate change.


This course was designed for anyone who is tired of feeling anxious and ready to take climate action for real change. It’s perfect for students, entrepreneurs, innovators, and activists alike.


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

EIT Climate-KIC

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