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The IPCC report in a social nutshell

The IPCC report in a social nutshell Copyrighted image Credit: Production team - grabbed from rough cut
Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Sep 2013
As the IPCC publishes its report on Climate Change, Mark Brandon collects the headline thoughts of author Piers Forster.

Fracking: How much gas and what about the water

Fracking: How much gas and what about the water Creative commons image Credit: By US Geological Survey [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 Sep 2013
Just how much gas is available by the process of fracking, and what volume of water is required?

Planet watchers

Planet watchers Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Updated 02 Sep 2013
As Open University researchers are discovering, environmental research is not just about the melting ice caps and endangered polar bears, but also...

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Unclear about nuclear?

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Unclear about nuclear?
Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 13 Nov 2013
The unit will provide an opportunity for young people (18+) who are interested but unsure about entering the nuclear industry to develop their...

Transport and sustainability

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Transport and sustainability Copyrighted image Credit: S.Potter
Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
This unit explores the issues around sustainable transport and how the role of technology and society can interact to lower the overall impact of...

Watching the weather

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Watching the weather Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission © NASA
Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 26 Apr 2013
This unit describes how meteorological observations are made looking upwards from the surface of the Earth, looking downwards from satellites in...