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Working with our environment: an introduction

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Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the planet? This free course, Working with our environment: an introduction, examines the use of ozone-depleting technology, the impact of fossil fuel use and explores how the development of technology can influence the direction of a society. From the Industrial Revolution to the present day, find out how we have changed the planet.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an awareness of different ways in which our use of technology can affect the environment
  • demonstrate a set of skills in reading and interpreting texts and diagrams containing some technical descriptions.

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