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EbA and Agriculture

This video is the first of three sector-specific insight units. In this video, participants learn about the importance of EbA for agriculture and food systems. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Key takeaways: From Theory to Practice: Implementing EbA

This video highlights the main takeaways about Implementing EbA. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Interview with Martha Roja-Urrego, Ramsar Convention

This video is the forth video of unit 5.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Q&A | Bill McKibben | 2019 Mar. 28

In this Q&A from the Climate Action MOOC, author and environmental activist Bill McKibben discusses the need for fossil fuel divestment and how best to engage the public in the movement to end…

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Q&A | Ryan Jones | 2017 Jul. 25

Ryan Jones answers questions relating to the 6th week of the Climate Action MOOC's 2017 run. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Challenges for Food Loss and Food Waste and Opportunities for Reduction

Every night, 795 million people go to bed hungry although we produce sufficient food to provide an average 2700 kilocalories every day per person. Four billion metric tons of food produced annually.…

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Biodiversity Loss

Biodiversity is an important planetary boundary because, without the living species, we would not have biomass, carbon sequestration, rainfall, or the regulation of the flow of fresh water, carbon,…

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Ocean Acidification

This chapter is about ocean acidification and explores the chemistry of ocean acidification, the consequences, and the connections within and outside of the planetary boundaries framework. Professor…

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Social-Ecological Systems

Professor Carl Folke discusses a social-ecological system approach, in which people are looked at as being part of, and changing, the planet, in addition to being dependent on the Earth for resources…

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Towards COP21

This chapter discusses the path towards COP21 in Paris in December 2015. COP15 in Copenhagen was unsuccessful in reaching a new binding framework. Copenhagen set markers, such as the limit of 2…

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Clean Energy and Industry

This chapter addresses clean energy and industry as a key transformation for the SDGs. Professor Sachs opens with a brief discussion of rising CO2 emissions, followed by the energy components needed…

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What is Fair?

This chapter discusses fairness, which intuitively is presented as equal sharing by countries in the carbon budget. However, this could be problematic, because if each country is required to have an…

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Climate Financing

Climate science is a complicated topic because it covers a range of issues, but it involves, broadly speaking, the question of how the world, as governments and international organizations, will…

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Why Countries Need Deep Decarbonization Pathways to 2050 (1)

This chapter looks at some of the results of the Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP), discussing in detail the country-specific ways in which the transition to low-carbon economies are being…

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Carbon Capture and Sequestration

This chapter is about carbon capture and sequestration (CCS), or the capture of CO2 at large stationary points such as coal or gas fired power plants, oil refineries, cement plants, etc. This…

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Key Technology Areas for RDD&D

This chapter discusses some of the key technological challenges that must be met to achieve deep decarbonization of the energy system. Many of these technologies already exist, for example those to…

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