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Beginner Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

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English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

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SOAS University of London

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

The future of fossil fuels in a carbon-constrained world

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 36 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Introduction - Addressing the climate crisis5m
Week 1 Introduction2m
The future use of fossil fuels7m
Solutions for excess carbon production9m
The developing world6m
3 readings
Read Me First10m
Course Outline10m
Week 1 - Readings30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

The nuclear option: the solution to the energy/climate conundrum?

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 20 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Nuclear power as an alternative to fossil fuel9m
The cost of nuclear power8m
1 reading
Week 2 Reading40m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Up-scaling renewable energy: policy incentives

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 25 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Policy interventions to upscale renewables12m
Focus on Feed in Tariffs9m
1 reading
Week 3 Reading40m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Energy and climate governance: two become one?

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 16 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Issues of governance and integrated policy13m
1 reading
Week 4 Reading40m

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