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Managing our personal financial risks from the changed climate article icon

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Managing our personal financial risks from the changed climate

You might now understand what COP stands for, but have you heard of the TCFD requirements?

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Climate change and the importance of COP26 article icon

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Climate change and the importance of COP26

Learn about climate change from different disciplinary perspectives and how that knowledge and experience may explain and inform the outcomes of COP26.

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Energy and sustainability

Are fossil fuels running out? Can nuclear power, carbon capture and storage or renewable energy sources provide solutions to the problem of global warming? How can we provide clean, safe, sustainable energy supplies for the UK, and the world, despite increasing population levels and affluence? In this module you will look at the basic principles underlying the design and efficient use of energy and energy supply systems. Using a range of study materials and online activities, you will learn to use the appropriate scientific and mathematical techniques applied to energy related issues.

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Managing for sustainability

This module will increase your understanding of delivering and supporting sustainability management. You will develop a multidisciplinary perspective on resources, sustainability and health and safety management which will incorporate strategy, policy, data collection and knowledge management. It will introduce you to a systemic approach for studying organisational operations and methods for quantifying and optimising resource use and energy use while using tools to reduce environmental, societal and financial risk. You will also learn how to improve the efficiency and effectiveness with which your organisation can incorporate sustainability issues and to identify future trends and drivers for change in this area. This module is delivered entirely online.

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Biodiversity with The Parks Trust

Ensuring outside areas have a good variety of plants and wildlife is crucial for ecosystems to thrive.

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25 mins
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Climate change in the global South: Bangladesh and Senegal

The films on this page explore climate change in two countries: Bangladesh in south Asia, and Senegal in west Africa.

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Fashion and the environment

There is a growing awareness that fashion – and particularly fast fashion – is environmentally unsustainable. 

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55 mins
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Ideas about living sustainably

Responding to the climate crisis can feel overwhelming. There are so many things we can do to be greener that it's hard to know where to start. 

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What you need to know about carbon footprints

Jo Hand explores carbon footprints and how we can all make an environmental impact.

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30 mins
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Being Sustainable(ish)

Jen Gale explores the idea of leading a sustainable(ish) lifestyle.

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40 mins
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Going on a plastic diet

Sisters Against Plastic (Mary and Theresa) are ‘normal people’ who noticed just how much plastic they were using.

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55 mins
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Fighting Food Waste

Ann Storr explores simple options to tackle food waste.

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50 mins
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