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:
- Discuss examples of the effects of climate change on some major cities of the world.
- 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|
|Developed by||One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership|
|Hosted at||UN CC:Learn|
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