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Measuring Well-Being

This lecture examines the different ways to measure well-being in a country, introducing the Human Development Index as an alternative as well as subjective well being. It also examines the dangers…

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Education and Skills

This video is part of Module 5: How can we improve human development in cities? How can we heed the call of Sustainable Development Goal 11 – “making cities and human settlements…

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Addressing the Challenges of Urban Public Health

This video is part of Module 5: How can we improve human development in cities? The rising noncommunicable disease burden, the persistent threat of infectious disease outbreaks and an increased risk…

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Earth Resilience and Cross-Scale Interactions

Resilience must be explored across different scales. The risk of pushing the entire Earth system outside its stable state is called Earth resilience, which is dependent on the different components of…

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Tipping Points

Nature doesn’t respond in incremental and linear ways, but has several distinctly different states that are separated by thresholds, or tipping points. Feedback mechanisms keep the system…

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