Skip to 0 minutes and 8 seconds JAMES WARREN: The climate crisis is the most pressing challenge facing us today. We all know we need to adapt to the rapidly changing climate and get to net zero greenhouse gas emissions as fast as possible. Yet the problem is no one has figured out how to do that. But sometimes, the solutions can be found in unlikely places.
Skip to 0 minutes and 37 seconds EMILY MORRIS: In this course, we’re going to show you how Cuba of all places is using original and effective ideas to tackle the climate crisis. Cuba is a country with limited resources, yet it’s achieving world class standards in education and health care. And now, its citizens are developing original ways to do the same for the environment, ideas that might just work for the rest of the world.
Skip to 0 minutes and 59 seconds JAMES WARREN: Over the next 10 weeks, we’ll be combining our areas of research to show you how Cuban thrifty innovation has been used to overcome hardship and difficulty. By speaking to Cuban academics and people on the ground, we’ll find out how they’re tackling issues such as rising sea levels, food shortages, and greenhouse gas emissions.