UN CC:Learn training opportunities
UN CC:Learn opportunities:
Specialized introductory learning modules on
1)Climate Change and Cities
2)Climate Change and Human Health, which were developed with support from UN-Habitat and WHO respectively. These two modules are self-paced and free of charge.
Participants can also receive a certificate of each module after completing together with UN CC:Learn Introductory Course on Climate Change, which includes a core set of 6 basic modules.
More about the modules:
Climate Change and Cities
This module introduces the theme of climate change in urban areas. The module covers how cities are affected by climate change and how cities are contributing to climate change. In addition, the module looks at how climate change adaptation and mitigation can be considered in urban planning and identifies concrete measures. Several examples of how cities can play a transformational role in addressing climate change are presented.
Climate Change and Human Health
This module introduces the theme of climate change and human health. Human health is directly affected by the weather, climate variability, and climate change. The module explains how mitigation and adaptation policies and measures in health and related sectors can benefit the human health. Several examples of how countries are responding to the health challenges posed by climate change, including taking advantage of the opportunities, are presented.
All Modules are also available as downloadable powerpoint presentations that can be used for offline study or training purposes. The modules also contain links to other UN resources on climate change.
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