Created by:   Columbia University

  • Jeffrey Sachs

    Taught by:    Jeffrey Sachs

    Director, Earth Institute; Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development; Professor of Health Policy and Management
Commitment2 hours of lectures per module
Language
English, Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified)
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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4.8 stars
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 1,017 ratings

Slightly outdated.

Great course! All subjects are well explained and Professor Sachs makes the videos very interesting and enjoyable to watch.

Great survey course about sustainable development, covering all aspects including economics, health, urban development, energy, climate change, and many others. Only downside is that it leaves you somewhat depressed at the potential for humanity to pull itself out of what appears to be a speeding train to doom :-(

Great information and Dr. Sachs is very easy to listen to. Strange that the quizzes test skills that are not covered in the lectures, and reference material on the quiz is very cumbersome on mobile devices. Still, very educational and worthwhile overall.