E-learning programme on science and policy of climate change

Type:
Training Course
Organizer:
Energy and Resources Institute, the (TERI); Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES); Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC)
Date:
13 Sep - 16 Dec 2013

Few issues pose a greater challenge to economic prosperity and human security than climate change. It represents one of the biggest environmental, social and economic threats facing the planet.

The programme follows an interdisciplinary approach and is enriched by audio, video, and interactive web-based content. It uses the latest information and communication technology (ICT) tools and techniques and also employs a unique format of learning through video conferencing by utilizing the facilities of Global Development Learning Network (GDLN) - an initiative started and developed by the World Bank in 2000.

Programme Objectives

  • Build capacities of individuals and organizations for a better understanding of climate change dynamics
  • Evolve an interdisciplinary approach towards understanding the various challenges posed by climate change; and
  • Provide participants an opportunity to demonstrate functional knowledge of the core issues of climate change through analysis and diagnosis of real-world problems.

Learning Outcomes

After completion of the programme, the participants will be able to:

  • Develop a holistic understanding of the climate-change problem, which can potentially affect all dimensions of life (business, society, environment, etc);
  • Acquire technical skills required to address problems with respect to the varied dimensions of climate change;
  • Identify, create, and reflect upon 'integrated approaches' and appropriate interventions that may lead to taking necessary action and coping with climate change; and
  • Put theory into practice by:
  1. Applying science into policy making;
  2. Exploring the risks and opportunities for business;
  3. Formulating sound strategies for adaptation and mitigation; and
  4. Understanding the interface between development and climate change.


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Event fee

US$ 250 per participant

How to register

Please register online.


Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Governance, Economics of DRR
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