From Climate Science to Action

From Climate Science to Action

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English
13 h
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  • Fee-based Certificate
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  • 4 Sequences
  • Introductive Level

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Syllabus

  • Week 1 - Climate Change in the 21st Century
    Week 1 will introduce you to the growing and well-documented body of evidence regarding observed changes in the climate system. Week 1 will also provide an overview of the projected changes in climate up until the end of the 21st century.
  • Week 2 - Sectoral and Regional Impacts
    Week 2 will introduce you to the climate impacts across different regions of the planet. If warming goes beyond 2˚C, multiple threats associated with a warming planet such as extreme heat waves, sea–level rise, more intense storms, droughts and floods, will be...
  • Week 3 - From Science to Action on Climate Change
    Week 3 will introduce you to a region-specific understanding of challenges on what mitigation and adaptation actions are needed to reduce emissions, at the same time decreasing vulnerability to climate change impacts and building climate resilience. The module...
  • Week 4 - What You Can Do
    This week will introduce you to the types of actions not just by your country, but by different actors including yourself, to embark on a low-emissions development trajectory that would help limit warming to below 2°C.

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

Alan S. Miller
Principal Climate Change Specialist

Claudia Barrera
Senior Carbon Finance Specialist

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