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The Age of Sustainable Development

This course provides a broad overview of the interactions between the economy and our environment and humanity, from the constraints of finite resources, to the activities that drive climate change, to equality for all.

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Sustainable development is the most urgent challenge facing humanity. Its fundamental question is: How can the world economy continue to develop in a way that is socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable? This course provides a broad overview of the interactions between the economy and our environment and humanity, from the constraints of finite resources, to the activities that drive climate change, to equality for all.

Join us for this introduction to the tenets of sustainable development, developed by experts on the latest in the social, policy and physical sciences.

Trimester Price List
Registration Type Standard PRICE
LITE $50
Immersive $250
Academic Undergraduate $300
Academic Master $600
Academic Doctoral $900

Lecture 1: What is Sustainable Development?

Lecture 2: Economic Development – How We Measure It, How It Varies Around the World

Lecture 3: A Short History of Economic Development

Lecture 4: Why Did Some Countries Advance While Others Remained in Poverty?

Lecture 5: The MDGs and the End of Extreme Poverty

Lecture 6: Growth within Planetary Boundaries

Lecture 7: Human Rights and Gender Equality

The Age of Sustainable Development: Creative Assignement

Lecture 8: Education

Lecture 9: Universal Health Coverage

Lecture 10: Sustainable Food Supply and the End of Hunger

Lecture 11: Sustainable Cities

Lecture 12: Curbing Climate Change

Lecture 13: Saving Biodiversity

Lecture 14: The Proposal for Sustainable Development Goals at Rio +20

Lecture 15: Final Quiz

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