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3 horas para completar

Sustainable Development as a Global Goal

In this first module, you will be introduced to the concept of sustainability, its roots, and history of development. The framework of the SDGs is outlined in more detail, and we will discuss what sets them apart from previous international agreements, how we can measure progress and how the goals are interconnected. We will touch upon food systems, as an example of how the SDGs are relevant for - and can be implemented in - global systems through international cooperation.

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3 videos (Total 40 minutos), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
How do we measure progress?15m
SDG Interactions – One for All and All for One!13m
3 lecturas
The sustainable development goals45m
A Guide to SDG Interactions, ICSU, 20171h
Additional material: The Brundtland Report, 1987
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 118m
Semana
2
3 horas para completar

Managing human impacts on the natural world

In this second module, we will have a more detailed look at the scientific evidence that human activities are influencing the Earth at the planetary level. You will be introduced to the concepts of Anthropocene and Planetary Boundaries. The biosphere (all living organisms or "biodiversity") is arguably just as - or more - important than climate for establishing the environmental conditions we enjoy on Earth, but receives much less attention. This module, therefore, will focus on monitoring and managing human impacts on climate and biodiversity as well as the potential consequences of failing to meet the goals of the SDGs relating to climate and biodiversity.

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3 videos (Total 48 minutos), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Planetary boundaries and biodiversity18m
Resilience14m
2 lecturas
Agriculture production as a major driver of the Earth system exceeding planetary boundaries50m
Resilience and disaster risk reduction: an etymological journey40m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 218m
Semana
3
3 horas para completar

Social sustainability and the way forward

Where the last module focused on the impact of humanity's activities on the bio-physical components of the Earth system, this final section first focuses on the condition of humans, themselves, and the SDGs focusing on the improvement of that condition. You will be introduced to the concept of Doughnut Economics, which builds on the Planetary Boundaries framework. Finally, this module examines current status for implementation and provides examples of how different actors are engaging in global efforts to achieve the goals.

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3 videos (Total 60 minutos), 4 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Inequality18m
The way forward23m
4 lecturas
World Food Programme: Hunger and Climate Change30m
Kate Raworth: Doughnut Economics1h
Additional material: Sustainability lecture with Kate Raworth
Additional material: Income Inequality and Health: A Causal Review
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 318m
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Principales revisiones sobre The Sustainable Development Goals – A global, transdisciplinary vision for the future

por LCAug 8th 2018

Fantastic course! I love the design of the course, especially the engagement with guests with various expertise, which provides a broad picture of SDGs as they are interdisciplinary by nature.

por AMDec 25th 2018

A well narrated course on Sustainable Development Goals. I will recommend all the present generation Social Development Professionals should take up the course, to understand the SDGs.

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Katherine Richardson

Professor
Sustainability Science Centre

Acerca de Universidad de Copenhague

The University of Copenhagen is the oldest University in Denmark - founded in 1479, and with over 38,000 students and more than 9,000 employees. The purpose of the University is to conduct research and provide education to the highest academic level. Based in Denmark's capital city it is one of the top research institutions in Europe. ...

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