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Conversation with Kim Stanley Robinson, The Ministry for the Future

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and bestselling science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson for a thought provoking conversation on Robinson’s recent novels The Ministry for the Future and New…

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EbA and Water

This video is the second of three sector-specific insight units. In this video, participants learn about the importance of EbA for water security and how EbA can be integrated into water management…

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EbA and Biodiversity

This video is the fourth of four mandatory insight unit videos which provide a deep dive into cross-cutting topics of EbA. In this video, participants learn about the role of biodiversity and…

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The basic elements of EbA value

This video discusses the three elements of value regarding EbA: benefits, costs and impacts. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Key takeaways: Assessing climate risks

This video highlights the main takeaways about Assessing Climate Risks. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Key takeaways: What is Ecosystem-based Adaptation?

This video highlights the main takeaways about What is Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA)? This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Implementing SDG 13: Climate action

SDG 13 urges us to take action to combat climate change. Mitigating and adapting to climate change requires large financial investments. In this video, you will learn about green investments and the…

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Why climate matters for poverty and inequality

Why are we so focused on climate now? First, the world is eating up very rapidly the carbon budget that we have in order to limit global warming to levels that we can afford. And second, climate…

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Time for action

This video is the first video of unit 7 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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Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience - Trailer

Nature offers many solutions for reducing the impacts from disasters and climate impacts. This may include protecting forests on steep slopes, maintaining sand dunes along coastlines, wetlands to…

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Climate Engineering: No Easy Fix

In this video, Ulf Riebesell talks about climate intervention measures that involve changing the extent and rate of biological and chemical process to mitigate the CO2 problem. This video is…

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La ciencia del cambio climático

Este vídeo es la segunda lección del curso Nuestro Futuro, creado por el Centro de Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible y la Universidad de los Andes. Aprende más aquí:…

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Los motores y retos de la crisis ambiental global

Este vídeo es la primera lección del curso Nuestro Futuro, creado por el Centro de Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible y la Universidad de los Andes. Aprende más aquí:…

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Q&A | Michael Mann | 2019 Sep. 23

In this live Q&A, offered as part of the course "Climate Change: The Science and Global Impact," climatologist Michael Mann answers questions about climate science and the steps we need…

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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 | William Horak | 2018 Jan. 11

Bill Horak answers questions relating to renewable energy and nuclear energy which are discussed in Module 3 of the course. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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