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Beginner Level

No preqequisite knowledge is required.

Approx. 17 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Define sustainability and sustainable development

  • Discuss with friends, family, and work colleagues the imperative to move to a more sustainable way of life

  • Explain the role of energy production and carbon emissions and the necessary transition to carbon-free energy technologies

  • Apply simple carbon footprint assessment techniques to demonstrate the environmental impact of their personal energy consumption patterns

Skills you will gain

  • Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Impacts
  • Carbon Footprint
  • Social Equity
  • Sustainability
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Beginner Level

No preqequisite knowledge is required.

Approx. 17 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado Boulder

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Week 1
3 hours to complete

Setting the Stage: The Sustainability Imperative

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 129 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Week
2
Week 2
2 hours to complete

How did we get here?

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 115 min)
Week
3
Week 3
2 hours to complete

Sustainability, Social Equity, and Economics

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 107 min)
Week
4
Week 4
3 hours to complete

Fossil Fuels and the Need for Change

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 110 min)

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