Climate change is possibly the greatest challenge of our time, "the fight of our lives" in the words of the UN Secretary General at the COP26. We accept the scientific consensus that climate change is real and that it is related to human actions. Beyond that - the picture becomes blurry. How bad is it? How fast is it happening? What are the probable consequences and what can we do to mitigate them?
To take action, we need a clear perspective. We must listen to scientists to develop a more accurate understanding of the key issues, take a stand and make informed decisions.
Our short introduction to climate change includes original talks with the following experts:
Dr Yishay Mor is EXPeditions' Chief Learning Officer. He designed this online course based on contributions to EXPeditions by leading climate change thinkers, researchers and scientists. He introduces each of the lectures, sets the learning objectives and identifies the main takeaways.
Dr Mor is an expert in learning design, educational technology and innovation in teaching.
1 hour, 45 minutes
|1. Introduction||1||5 mins|
|2. The crisis is now||3||30 mins|
|3. How did we get here?||2||20 mins|
|4. What do we do now?||3||30 mins|
|5. Conclusions||2||20 mins|
Learn about key concepts in the current scientific and public discourse, assess statements made by media and politicians on climate change and form an opinion concerning priorities for action.