E-learning Course: Impact of Climate Change on Cities

An e-learning course to understand how cities are impacted by and influence climate change.

Students will learn about how urban areas contribute to climate change, how climate change affects cities, and how climate change adaptation and mitigation can be included in urban planning.

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. Discuss examples of the effects of climate change on some major cities of the world.
  2. Describe some climate change adaptation and mitigation measures that can be included in urban planning for your city.

About the Tool

Tool Name Cities and Climate Change
Discipline Geography, Social Sciences
Topic(s) in Discipline Climate Change and Urbanization; Effects of Climate Change on Cities; Cities as contributors to climate change; Climate Change mitigation and adaptation in urban planning
Climate Topic Climate and the Anthroposphere; Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of Tool E-learning course
Grade Level High School, Undergraduate
Location  Global
Language English
Translation Spanish, French
Developed by One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership
Hosted at UN CC:Learn
Link English version: https://unccelearn.org/course/view.php?id=21&page=overview

French version: https://unccelearn.org/course/view.php?id=27&page=overview

Access Online
Computer Skills Basic

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