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  • What can you do with leftover coffee grounds? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Skitterphoto

    What can you do with leftover coffee grounds?

    By Dr Rhodri Jenkins

    If your office is anything like the OpenLearn one, you'll be generating a load of waste coffee grounds everyday....

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Oct 2015

  • What can you do with leftover coffee grounds?

    What can you do with leftover coffee grounds? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Skitterphoto
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2015
    If your office is anything like the OpenLearn one, you'll be generating a load of waste coffee grounds everyday. Maybe we shouldn't be throwing it all away...
  • Here's how we can save the car – and the planet at the same time Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © | Dreamstime.com

    Here's how we can save the car – and the planet at the same time

    Alexandre Rodrigues discusses how we can balance saving our most popular form of transportation and the planet we...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Oct 2015

  • Here's how we can save the car – and the planet at the same time

    Here's how we can save the car – and the planet at the same time Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 Oct 2015
    Alexandre Rodrigues discusses how we can balance saving our most popular form of transportation and the planet we live on at the same time. 
  • Safer battery could spark investment in renewables Creative commons image Icon Ed Suominen [

    Safer battery could spark investment in renewables

    By Tim Radford, Climate News Network

    Researchers have developed a new battery to enable user generated renewable power to be stored cheaply and...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Aug 2015

  • Safer battery could spark investment in renewables

    Safer battery could spark investment in renewables Creative commons image Icon Ed Suominen [
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Aug 2015
    Researchers have developed a new battery to enable user generated renewable power to be stored cheaply and safely, reports Tim Radford from the Climate...
  • World must avert flood of climate refugees - Climate News Network Creative commons image Icon By Richard P J Lambert [CC BY-NC 2.0] via Flickr Creative Commons under Creative-Commons license

    World must avert flood of climate refugees - Climate News Network

    By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network

    The world will face a humanitarian crisis on an immense scale if millions of people have to flee the impacts of...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Aug 2015

  • World must avert flood of climate refugees - Climate News Network

    World must avert flood of climate refugees - Climate News Network Creative commons image Icon By Richard P J Lambert [CC BY-NC 2.0] via Flickr Creative Commons under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Aug 2015
    The world will face a humanitarian crisis on an immense scale if millions of people have to flee the impacts of global warming, reports Alex Kirby from...
  • Half of climate safety level has gone - Climate News Network Creative commons image Icon By Jason Auch [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license

    Half of climate safety level has gone - Climate News Network

    By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network

    Global temperatures have risen by 1°C in the past 150 years, and one scientist says doubling that level could unleash...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Aug 2015

  • Half of climate safety level has gone - Climate News Network

    Half of climate safety level has gone - Climate News Network Creative commons image Icon By Jason Auch [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Aug 2015
    Global temperatures have risen by 1°C in the past 150 years, and one scientist says doubling that level could unleash catastrophic sea level rise this...
  • Climate threat as grave a risk as nuclear war - Climate News Network Creative commons image Icon By DFID - UK Department for International Development [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license

    Climate threat as grave a risk as nuclear war - Climate News Network

    By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network

    An international scientific report commissioned by the UK government says the risks of climate change are comparable...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Jul 2015

  • Climate threat as grave a risk as nuclear war - Climate News Network

    Climate threat as grave a risk as nuclear war - Climate News Network Creative commons image Icon By DFID - UK Department for International Development [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 31 Jul 2015
    An international scientific report commissioned by the UK government says the risks of climate change are comparable to those posed by nuclear conflict.
  • Scientists zero in on only solution to climate crisis - Climate News Network Creative commons image Icon CSIRO [CC BY 3.0], undefined under Creative-Commons license

    Scientists zero in on only solution to climate crisis - Climate News Network

    By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network

    Alex Kirby from Climate News Network informs us that a panel of international climate scientists says the world...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Apr 2015

  • Scientists zero in on only solution to climate crisis - Climate News Network

    Scientists zero in on only solution to climate crisis - Climate News Network Creative commons image Icon CSIRO [CC BY 3.0], undefined under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Apr 2015
    Alex Kirby from Climate News Network informs us that a panel of international climate scientists says the world has only until 2050 to become a zero...
  • Wastemen: Big Problems, Big Solutions Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Wastemen: Big Problems, Big Solutions

    In the last of our visits to the men who cope with Newcastle's waste, we look to the future...

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    07 Apr 2015

  • Wastemen: Big Problems, Big Solutions

    Wastemen: Big Problems, Big Solutions Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Updated 07 Apr 2015
    In the last of our visits to the men who cope with Newcastle's waste, we look to the future...
  • Climate change: Think risk not fact Creative commons image Icon Catherine Pain under Creative-Commons license

    Climate change: Think risk not fact

    By Dr Joe Smith

    Dr. Joe Smith, Senior Lecturer in Environment at The Open University discusses how we should focus on risk when...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2015

  • Climate change: Think risk not fact

    Climate change: Think risk not fact Creative commons image Icon Catherine Pain under Creative-Commons license
    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. 
  • Science Tasters

    Is studying Science for you? Dip into some of our tasters and find out!

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    23 Jan 2015

  • Science Tasters

    Updated 23 Jan 2015
    Is studying Science for you? Dip into some of our tasters and find out!

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    Ecosystems

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    Ecosystems Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 24 Jan 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Explore the interactions between organisms and their environment that together...

    Introducing the social sciences

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    Introducing the social sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Jan 2017 Register by 05 Jan 2017
    This module is an ideal introduction to the social sciences – psychology, social...

    Environment: sharing a dynamic planet

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    Environment: sharing a dynamic planet Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Jan 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Gain an understanding of today’s challenging environmental issues by exploring key...
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