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Do some research

Thanks for taking part in the previous activity, it was great to hear from you! For this step, you are going to continue doing some research, but we hope it …

Global agreements

Only with a coordinated approach and action at the global, regional, national and local levels, can climate change mitigation be achieved. There are a few global agreements on climate change …

National legislations

We have just seen what an international climate agreement looks like. Now we are going to see what individual countries can and are doing to reduce global carbon emissions. Why …

End of course summary

So here we are, at the end of the final week! It really has been quite the journey. We hope you have enjoyed learning about climate change and carbon reduction …

Review our hand-picked case studies

There are many exciting case studies from around the world to explore. Below you can find a selection that we have chosen for this course. You will notice that not …

What to expect this week

Over the last three weeks we have explored the context of the climate crisis, learnt about the key carbon related concepts, and been inspired by some cool case studies. Now, …

Your influence map

Now that you have read all about the different ways in which business, governments and society can all create change to reduce carbon in our built environment, it’s time to …

Welcome!

Welcome to Week 2: Concepts. In this part of the course we will be looking at reducing climate change impacts in our buildings, towns and cities through a series of …

Climate resilience

If the previous steps looked at the risks associated with climate change on the built environment, then climate resilience is the ability to protect against such risks. They ways in …

Changemaking for carbon reduction

Change In the next section, we will be taking a look and some of the ways different players have been able to achieve positive change to reduce carbon emissions in …

Renewables and offsets

Renewable Energy The UN defines renewable energy as ‘energy derived from natural sources that are replenished at a higher rate than they are consumed. Sunlight and wind, for example, are …