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Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainability

Explore climate change adaptation and its importance in disaster management.

Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainability
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    8 hours

Are we adapting to climate change fast enough?

This course introduces the local and global documentation on climate change.

During the course, you’ll have the chance to explore the implementation of climate change policies and protocols with disaster management plans.

What topics will you cover?

  • Climate change policies
  • Practice examples in disaster risk reduction and disaster management policy in response to climate change

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Examine global and regional policies with regards to resilience to climate change
  • Explore the importance of achieving sustainability in the face of climate change
  • Assess how the international community has responded to climate change
  • Identify how climate change has affected disaster risk reduction and disaster management policy

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at individuals looking to understand how climate change policies are implemented.

Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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Learning on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps, but you can complete them as quickly or slowly as you like
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

Join a global classroom

  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control

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