The University of Edinburgh
Learning for a Sustainable Future: Live at COP28
The University of Edinburgh

Learning for a Sustainable Future: Live at COP28

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beth Christie
Pete Higgins

Instructors: Beth Christie


(122 reviews)

Beginner level

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13 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Investigate the broader context of COP28 and consider other associated frameworks such as The UN Convention on Biological Diversity.

  • Consider local, national, and global perspectives on COP28 through a range of responses to the core themes of the Conference.

  • Share ideas and inspiration as to how individuals, communities and organisations can take collaborative action for a sustainable future.

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There are 2 modules in this course

This week functions as 'Day 1' of the conference and provides an introduction to COP28 and the course.

What's included

2 videos37 readings1 assignment3 discussion prompts

Key topics and events direct from the Conference.

What's included

6 videos37 readings1 assignment11 discussion prompts


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4.8 (51 ratings)
Beth Christie
The University of Edinburgh
2 Courses21,396 learners

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British Council

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