Introductory e-course on climate change


This course provides clear, concise and up-to-date information about climate change. After completing the course, participants will be able to explain the fundamentals of climate change science; present the international climate change legal and policy framework and explain key issues currently under negotiation; describe the expected consequences of climate change and the role of adaptation; provide a rationale for climate change mitigation and propose actions in key sectors; identify main streams of climate change finance; outline the basic elements of planning processes to deliver climate change action; and analyse principal challenges and opportunities for climate change action.


Target audience:

  • Civil servants in national ministries, provincial departments and local authorities;
  • Environmental managers in private sector and civil society organizations;
  • Faculty researchers and students;
  • Interested citizens.
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