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Climate Week 2015

Climate Week 2015 Copyrighted image Credit: Nathan Gallagher Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Mar 2015
3-9 March 2015 is Climate Week, a national occasion for everyone wanting to do their bit to protect our planet and create a secure future.

Climate change: Think risk not fact

Climate change: Think risk not fact Copyrighted image Credit: Ackroyd Harvey, Lost Souls New content
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Mar 2015
Dr. Joe Smith, Senior Lecturer in Environment at The Open University discusses how we should focus on risk when looking at climate change. 

Growing plants, growing communities: Climate Camp, Veggie Gardens and Local Politics

Growing plants, growing communities: Climate Camp, Veggie Gardens and Local Politics Creative commons image Credit: heather buckley under CC-BY licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Apr 2014
A former school site in East Sussex has become the focus for a fascinating cooperation between local politics and international activism.

Conducting climate science

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Conducting climate science Creative commons image Credit: Point Lobos Researcher / CC BY-NC 2.0
Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 19 Feb 2014
This learning journey looks at how climate science is conducted.

Taken at the flood: An open letter to Nigel Farage

Taken at the flood: An open letter to Nigel Farage Creative commons image Credit: European Parliament under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Updated 13 Feb 2014
The sight of UKIP's Nigel Farage in deep water prompted Joe Smith to write a personal note with a generous offer of help.

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Managing coastal environments

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Managing coastal environments Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 3 hours Updated 05 Mar 2014
Coastal environments are by their nature ever-changing. This unit looks at the example of the Blackwater Estuary in Essex, England, describing how...

Climate change

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Intermediate level Duration 18 hours Updated 26 Jul 2011
Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global...

Climate change: island life in a volatile world

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Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 01 Jul 2011
What impact will global warming really have? This unit examines the potential problems faced by the people of the Pacific Island of Tuvalu as a...

Water and human health

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Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 12 May 2011
Water is a natural resource that is vital for human survival and health, although only a tiny fraction of the Earth's supply is available to humans...