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Laure Itard
DelftX
Arts, Music, Film Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 10 April 2020
Learn how to decide on efficient combinations of energy conversion systems and how to distribute and control air and energy flows in buildings whilst minimizing carbon emissions and optimizing thermal comfort in close consideration with the architect. In this course you will start by identifying the...
26 January 2021
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A scientific study of the natural world and how it is influenced by people. Major topics include: food, energy, human population, biodiversity and global change. Introduction to Environmental Science, ENVX, was first offered in early 2015. Environmental science is the study of patterns and processes...
15 June 2015, 4 weeks
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How astronomy really works - an overview of the technology that astronomers use to collect and measure light from the universe, and how it is used in practice to make scientific discoveries. "How do they know that?" Modern astronomy has made some astonishing discoveries - how stars burn and how black...
Details to be announced
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Aldo Zollo
FedericaX
Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 22 December 2018
The course explores the processes that cause earthquakes, as well as the methodologies used by seismologists to analyze seismograms, to measure source parameters, and to simulate the seismic wave impact at the Earth's surface. The course introduces the basic theories and experimentalworkfocused on earthquake...
6 March 2020
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Jeroen van den Hoven
DelftX
Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 22 January 2016
How to deal with risks and ethical questions raised by development of new technologies. There is no doubt that technological innovation is one of the key elements driving human progress. However, new technologies also raise ethical questions, have serious implications for society and the environment...
4 May 2020
Favored by 1 person
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Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, John Cook, Daniel Bedford, Gavin Cawley, Kevin Cowtan, Sarah A. Green, Peter Jacobs, Scott Mandia, Dana Nuccitelli, Mark Richardson, Keah Schuenemann, Andy Skuce, Robert Way
UQx
Biology & Life Sciences Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 29 December 2014
Climate change is real, so why the controversy and debate? Learn to make sense of the science and to respond to climate change denial. In public discussions, climate change is a highly controversial topic. However, in the scientific community, there is little controversy with 97% of climate scientists...
4 February 2020
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In this course you will learn the basics of the life-cycle assessment (LCA) method for holistic environmental analysis of products, technologies, and systems. LCA sheds light on the environmental implications of the consumption and behavioral choices we all make on a daily basis. Paper or plastic? Local...
Details to be announced
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This course focuses on watershed systems and their influences on water movement and water quality. This includes the implications of agriculture and urbanization on water movement and quality within a watershed. Water that falls on the earth embarks on a journey that imparts on it the qualities of the...
15 August 2020
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We need to understand the science behind global warming to avoid the most damaging and irreversible climate change impacts on people and planet. Climate change is arguably the greatest challenge of our time. Human activity has already warmed the planet by one degree Celsius relative to pre-industrial...
1 September 2020
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Ajay Gambhir
ImperialX
Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 22 December 2018
Learn how to manage high shares of variable renewable electricity sources to achieve cost-effective and reliable electricity supplies Wind turbines and solar panels are likely to play a critical role in achieving a low-carbon power sector that helps address climate change and local pollution, resulting...
17 September 2019
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Jeffrey D. Sachs
SDGAcademyX
Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 16 August 2018
Learn the basics of sustainable development -- what it is, why it's important and how we can achieve it. Sustainable development is the most urgent challenge facing humanity. Its fundamental question is: How can the world economy continue to develop in a way that is socially inclusive and environmentally...
1 September 2020
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Marc Naguib, James Savage, Lysanne Snijders
WageningenX
Biology & Life Sciences Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 9 March 2016
Explore the amazing range and complexity of wild animal behaviour. Discover how animals learn, communicate, find food, avoid predators, and interact socially. Do you want to understand how and why animals behave the way they do, and how we test hypotheses about behaviour scientifically? This biology...
1 September 2020
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Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Sophie Dove, Cath Lovelock, Pete Mumby, Hugh Possingham, Stuart Phinn, Chris Roelfsema
UQx
Biology & Life Sciences Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 29 December 2014
Take the challenge and understand problems and solutions to managing tropical coastal ecosystems. Do you want to develop the skills and knowledge needed to help preserve tropical coastal ecosystems? These habitats provide goods and services for hundreds of millions of people but human activities have...
4 February 2020
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Charles D. McConnell
RiceX
Economics & Finance Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid
Course added: 29 December 2014
Basics of Energy Sustainability
16 October 2015
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Yumiko Yasuda, Danilo Turk, Jackie King, Aaron Wolf, Alistair Rieu-Clarke, Maria Vink, Sonja Koeppel, Nidhi Nagabhatla, Susanne Schmeier, Astrid Hillers, Barbara Janusz-Pawletta, David Hebart-Coleman, David Grey, Jerome Delli Priscoli
SDGAcademyX
Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 6 September 2020
This course provides understandings of transboundary freshwater governance in theory and practice. Topics include transboundary freshwater security, international water law, water diplomacy, negotiations, institutions, management tools, and sustainable finance. Freshwater scarcity, stress, and crisis...
31 August 2020
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National Museum of Natural History
SmithsonianX
Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 12 July 2020
This online course will provide educators and volunteers with information about the drivers, impacts, and solutions of climate change, as well as strategies for talking about climate change in an informal education environment. This course introduces the basics of climate science and communication strategies...
4 August 2020
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Maria Malmström
KTHx
Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 31 March 2020
Become a problem solver who knows how to enforce sustainable development What can we do to address the sustainability challenges we face? In this course, you will gain insight into how individuals, organisations and societies approach sustainability challenges in different ways. In various parts of the...
7 April 2020
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Rudi Hakvoort, Laurens de Vries
DelftX
Economics & Finance Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 27 February 2020
Understand the European energy market and the economic principles behind it. Energy markets are governed by the laws of economics. Generators and consumers interact to shape the transactions in the energy markets, and thus the energy system. But how does the 'invisible hand' of economics show up in practice...
4 September 2020
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Geoffrey Hall
QueensX
Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 27 February 2020
This course covers the flow of water as it falls to the earth and travels towards rivers, lakes and oceans. This course covers the flow of water as it falls to the earth and travels towards rivers, lakes and oceans. This includes the basic concepts and definition of a watershed, including how to delineate...
15 August 2020
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Chetan Singh Solanki
IITBombayX
Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 12 July 2019
This course has been designed to make you understand climate change, energy sustainability and you will also learn to assemble a solar study lamp. The course also lays protocols for conducting the Students Solar Ambassador Workshop. The Hands-on training on Solar Study Lamp Assembly is a part of the...
11 July 2019



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