Alison

Sustainability and Climate Change

Delivered online

Organisation:
Alison
Level:
Qualification:
Duration:
2-3 hours
Cost:
Free

Course description

This free online course will help to explain the fundamentals of sustainability and the process of climate change. Topics covered in this course include the IPAT equation, various climate processes and principles, as well as the effects of greenhouse gases on climate change. This course will be of great interest to those interested in sustainability and for those who would like to develop a career in the area of environmental sustainability.

Environmental sustainability is concerned with whether environmental resources will be protected and maintained for future generations. This free online course introduces the learner to the concept of sustainability and how it applies to today’s world. The course then moves onto explain the IPAT equation and the basic facilities needed before the IPAT equation can be applied. The learner will also look at various patterns of human consumption and the major factors which play significant roles in the understandinng of unsustainable impacts.

Next, you will learn about various climate process and principles and how they work. You will also learn how scientists observe climate processes and how results from this research show that humans are altering the physical properties of the atmosphere by producing greenhouse gases which increase its ability to retain heat.

Finally, the learner will look at a theoretical prediction of a warming world through increasing temperatures, and how to attempt to predict the climate of the future. This course will be of great interest to those who wish to learn more about sustainability and climate change, and for those who would like to develop a career in the area of environmental sustainability. So start this course today and learn about a changing world.