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Economics of Climate-Resilient Development

Level: advanced
World Bank Group

In this course, you will learn the basics for developing economically viable climate-resilient plans. The course starts with a review of the scientific consensus on changes in climate patterns and projections to the future and explains the rationale for countries to develop climate-resilient plans that will help them to move away from a business-as-usual development path.

Comment from our editors:

Useful for understanding the decoupling between neoclassical economic growth and negative externalities involving climate change by understanding the economics behind adaptation costs.

University: None
Platform: Open Learning Campus
Start:
Recurrence: flexible
Language: English
Discipline: diverse, Environmental Studies
Attendance: free
Certificate: -
Workload per week: 5.0 h
Tags adaptation , climate , climate change , development , Millennium Development Goals , resilience , sustainable development , Sustainable Development Goals

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This project is brought to you by the Network for Pluralist Economics (Netzwerk Plurale Ökonomik e.V.).  It is committed to diversity and independence and is dependent on donations from people like you. Regular or one-off donations would be greatly appreciated.