Critically review diverse perspectives of sustainable development
Investigate how interactions between human development and environmental life support systems are/have been managed in real-world cases
Identify the characteristics and be able to differentiate between development, sustainability and sustainable development
This online course explores why and how human activity impacts negatively on the environment, why this is important, and what we are trying to do about it.
● What is sustainability and what is development?
● What impact has human activity had on the environment?
● What actions have we taken so far for sustainable development?
● What actions may we need to take for a sustainable future?
Diverse understandings of sustainability and development
Changing planetary conditions and the growing human population
What the future might look like, and the potential for technology to save us
This course is designed for those who have an interest in our planet and a sustainable future.