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2.4. Climate regulation - The Living Amazon

This lecture highlights the importance of the Amazon in regional and global climate regulation, emphasizing its role as a substantial carbon sink that lowers CO2 levels in the atmosphere. It also…

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Valuation in the EbA Mainstreaming Framework

This video explains how valuation fits into the EbA mainstreaming framework and highlights its ability to prioritise EbA actions. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Key Messages & Final Remarks: Planetary Boundaries

This chapter serves as a conclusion to the course Planetary Boundaries. We are living in the Anthropocene, and while the Holocene supported human civilization for thousands of years, today we live in…

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Climate Stress, Conflict, and Peacebuilding

This chapter explores challenges for peace and security efforts posed by both natural climate fluctuations and climate change in the long run. It considers ways that climate stress can increase the…

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The Role of Technology Roadmaps and Roundtables

Some skeptics try to discredit climate change mitigation efforts by saying that it is an anti-technological innovation agenda that is trying to impose limits to growth and development. In fact,…

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Debates Over the 2-Degree Limit

There are two sides to the arguments over whether the 2 degree Celsius limit is the right one to have for the planet. Leading climate scientists, particularly Professor Jim Hansens, argues that there…

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Climate Fairness and Justice: Part I

In this chapter, Professor Sachs discusses equity, fairness, and justice in the design of climate policies, which is part of overall social fairness. He outlines four basic elements that are the key…

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Carbon Cycle Feedbacks

Examines the different carbon feedback cycles in the Earth's climate system. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Feedback Mechanisms and the Carbon Cycle

Discusses the different types of radiative forcing, feedback mechanisms, and the carbon cycle in relation to the climate system. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Introduction: The Oceans and Sustainable Development

The global ocean connects us all and provides our livelihoods, the oxygen we breathe, and transportation, among other things. The ocean is included in SDG 14. This course will try to provide a deeper…

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