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Section 1 – Overall perspective and context setting

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Climate Change & Sustainability Section 1 – Overall perspective and context setting :

Climate Change & Sustainability Section 1 – Overall perspective and context setting

Climate Change & Sustainability Section 1 – Overall perspective and context setting :

Climate Change & Sustainability Section 1 – Overall perspective and context setting This course Section is made up the following learning resources . The estimated time to completion is around 20 minutes: Video “ Interview to Prof. William C. Clarck ” Video “ Why Climate Change Matters ” Presentation of the collaborative Glossary Self- assessment quiz

Climate Change & Sustainability Section 1 – Overall perspective and context setting :

Interview to William C. Clark (Harvard University ) In this video , Prof. William C. Clarck briefly introduces some major concepts and concerns about Climate Change and Sustainability . Please follow this interview carefully , and pay attention to the following topics : When did the terms ‘ Sustainability ’ and “ Sustainable Developemnt ” emerged at the international level ? And why ? How “ climate change ” relates to other issues like “ transportation ”, “ food ”, “ energy ”, etc ? What are the “ Sustainable Development Goals ” ? Climate Change & Sustainability Section 1 – Overall perspective and context setting

Climate Change & Sustainability Section 1 – Overall perspective and context setting :

Why Climate Change Matters This video was produced by CCDP – Climate Change for Development Professionals in partnership of world Bank Institute , in 2010. Please follow this video carefully , and pay attention to the following aspects : Divide between developed and in development countries? Would You remembre any figures, by the end of the video ? What is the role of fossile fuels in the sustained development issues and concerns ? Climate Change & Sustainability Section 1 – Overall perspective and context setting

Climate Change & Sustainability Section 1 – Overall perspective and context setting :

Presentation of the collaborative glossary The area of Climate Change and Sustainability is a quite technical and multidisciplinar area . In order to minimize the difficulties that might arise from different interpretations of the same or similar words , and its use in different contexts , we have set up a collaborative Glossary . You can access it from anywhere in the course platform – You just need to press the logo Please take Your time to visit and explore the Glossary , before taking the quiz that closes this Section . Climate Change & Sustainability Section 1 – Overall perspective and context setting

Climate Change & Sustainability Section 1 – Overall perspective and context setting :

Self Assessment quiz Quizzes are a very importante part of the “ Climate Change & Sustainability ” Course – they give You some feedback how are You mastering the concepts and competences of the Course , but are also very useful for us , since they indicate in wich areas students might have more difficulties and , thus , need more explanations or help from us . As a general rule, prepare Your quizz in advance – choose a quiet place and try to avoid any interruption during the duration of the quizz . Please remember that , by the end of the quizz , You can review Your answers and try the quizz again , in the case You are aiming a better grade. Climate Change & Sustainability Section 1 – Overall perspective and context setting

Climate Change & Sustainability Section 1 – Overall perspective and context setting :

Final Remarks Congratulations ! You reached the end of the first section of “ Climate Change & Sustainability Course ”! You got an overallperspective of the course and their learning objectives, You have met the authoring and support team, and got some acquaintance with the eLearning plaltfomr that supports the delivery of this course . Climate Change & Sustainability Section 1 – Overall perspective and context setting

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