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Daily headlines warn of new chemical dangers, species on the edge of extinction, global warming-- framing our planet as “at risk.”
Some people stop listening, others get alarmed, while some others want to learn more in hopes of making a difference in the world.
Do you want to live a more sustainable life? In this environmental studies course, you will learn how to make more informed choices about your ecological footprint and gain a better understanding of how your choices impact on our world.
This course is organized into five key themes: chemicals, globalization, climate change, food and energy. These five themes represent challenges that people face day-to-day managing choices relating to sustainability.
In the final task of this course, you will demonstrate how you have acquired the skills and knowledge to organize your everyday life sustainably.
- Appreciate the complexity of sustainable development and understand how it relates to everyday life
- Critically evaluate and reflect on the information flow from the public media
- Develop cognitive and decision-making skills that can be applied to issues and problems in everyday life
- How to discuss these topics appropriately, and encourage others to make informed decisions regarding sustainable living
- Anna Nyström Claesson
- Matty Janssen
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