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Impact of Climate Change on Cities

Online Course

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 Tool
Tool Name Cities and Climate Change 
Discipline Geography, Social Sciences  
Topic(s) in Discipline Human Migration, Urban Geography, Environmental Migration, Climate Change and Urbanization, Effects of Climate Change on Cities, Climate Mitigation and Adaptation, Urban Planning
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Climate and the Anthroposphere, Policy, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of tool Online 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
Access Online
Computer Skills Basic

Mapped Sustainable Development Goal(s), apart from 4 and 13


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