Open to:Undergraduate or Graduate Level
PrerequisitesEnglish Proficiency - Reading and Writing
Course Format:Individually Paced
Prerequisites:Typically 3 months
Course Code:CCD
This course will offer critical insight into how recent progressive representations obtain ecological complications which themselves threaten the purposes of expansion. You will also progress the scientific expertise to answer adaptation issues and recognize low carbon growth possibilities. The course covers key issues within climate change and development, such as energy access, poverty, social protection, gender and social justice. The modules are designed from an extensive variety of decorum’s, ideas and approaches, involving financial side and governmental side, ecological science and rule, human geography, and public growth. It is specifically planned to complete these requirements so that enterprise can be more operative in their determinations towards change.
  • Climate Change and Development Challenges and brief policy history
  • Concepts and responses to climate change problems
  • Climate Science
  • Climate Change Impacts and Ways Forward for Development
  • Policy Challenges and Ethics
  • Economics and policy implications
  • Mitigation Policies and Development
  • Adaptation Policies in Development
  • Impacts and adaptation in Agriculture, Energy and Transport
  • Impacts in Industry, Water and Settlements
  • Mitigation and Adaption in Industry, Water and Settlements
  • Disasters, Health and Lifestyle
During the tutorials or seminars, a student will work on case studies and discuss new models of business.
This course requires a properly maintained computer with high-speed internet access and an up-to-date web browser (such as Chrome or Firefox). The student must be able to communicate with the instructor via email.

This course uses an asynchronous mode and students are provided with tiered video and self-guided learning modules. Live online interaction with the instructor can be arranged. The “on-site” classroom works on standard computers and instructor-led exercises, seminars, and workshops if applicable.

Most course lectures may be viewed on mobile devices, but in some cases, assignments and quizzes must be completed on a desktop or laptop computer.
In fulfillment of the course, students are required to take the final examination, as well as an end-of-course project or research paper.

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