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Approx. 15 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Climate Change in the 21st Century

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 30 min), 10 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Climate Science and Emissions Scenarios11m
Climate Impacts in the 21st Century9m
Types of Climate Observation5m
10 readings
Welcome10m
Course at a Glance10m
How to Succeed10m
How to be Social10m
How to Give Feedback10m
Acknowledgements10m
Course Resources10m
Overview10m
Resources10m
Optional Exercises10m
1 practice exercise
Week 130m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Sectoral and Regional Impacts

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 82 min), 10 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Sectoral Impacts Around the World (Part II)10m
Climate Change, Fragility, and Conflict7m
Sectoral Impacts in South Asia7m
Sectoral Impacts in East Asia and Pacific7m
Sectoral Impacts in Sub-Saharan Africa5m
Sectoral Impacts in Europe and Central Asia6m
Sectoral Impacts in The Middle East and North Africa8m
Sectoral Impacts in Latin America and the Caribbean11m
Resilience and Adaptation – Monitoring Coastal Zones4m
10 readings
Overview10m
Regional Impacts10m
Resources for the SA region10m
Resources for the EAP region10m
Resources for the SSA region10m
Resources for the ECA region10m
Resources for the MENA region10m
Resources for the LAC region10m
Resources10m
Optional Exercises10m
1 practice exercise
Week 230m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

From Science to Action on Climate Change

4 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 127 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
15 videos
Policy Instruments for Low Emission Development12m
Mitigation in East Asia and Pacific8m
Adaptation and Resilience in East Asia and Pacific8m
Mitigation in Sub-Saharan Africa7m
Adaptation and Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa9m
Mitigation in Europe and Central Asia7m
Adaptation and Resilience in Europe and Central Asia7m
Adaptation and Resilience in the Middle East and North Africa6m
Mitigation in the Middle East and North Africa7m
Mitigation in Latin America and Caribbean9m
Adaptation and Resilience in Latin America and Caribbean9m
Mitigation in South Asia8m
Adaptation and Resilience in South Asia7m
The Importance of EO in Climate Policy and Planning5m
4 readings
Overview10m
Regional Climate Action10m
Resources10m
Optional Exercises10m
1 practice exercise
Week 330m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

What You Can Do

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 28 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Act Now, Act Together, Act Differently in Response to Climate Change5m
Perspectives - Countries Acting to Address Climate Change Challenges11m
Big Data and Crowdsourcing – ESA MOOC5m
3 readings
Overview10m
Resources10m
Optional Exercises10m

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