Climate Change, Final Thoughts

Over the past eight weeks I have been studying a course on Climate Change which was published by the University of Exeter, and facilitated by Future Learn. Future Learn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life. Oh and did I mention it is completely free? I recommend them, if you have a thirst for learning, you should check them out.

I have found this course to be very interesting and it has taught me a fair amount of new concepts and ideas. While the idea of unchecked climate change is scary, seeing the amount of work that people are putting into combatting climate change does give me faith that we as a species will survive through this very difficult time in our story.

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Climate Change, Week 8

From around 1800 AD, or the start of the industrial revolution, humans have been carving their own mark on the world, this is the beginning of the anthropocene, an epoch in which our actions shape the world around us. No other species on this planet has wielded this much influence before.

I am currently studying an online course on Climate Change from the University of Exeter, facilitated by Future Learn. Future Learn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life. Oh and did I mention it is completely free? I recommend them, if you have a thirst for learning, you should check them out.

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Climate Change, Week 7

Although there is widespread acceptance and even desire to move towards renewable energies, there are people who don’t want any of this technology to be situated anywhere near their homes. These people are referred to as NIMBYs.

I am currently studying an online course on Climate Change from the University of Exeter, facilitated by Future Learn. Future Learn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life. Oh and did I mention it is completely free? I recommend them, if you have a thirst for learning, you should check them out.

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Climate Change Week 6

In the 1960s, it was noted that temperatures in London were up to 4 degrees higher than the rural areas surrounding the city. In 2003, during a heatwave, the city was 9 degrees hotter.

I am currently studying an online course on Climate Change from the University of Exeter, facilitated by Future Learn. Future Learn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life. Oh and did I mention it is completely free? I recommend them, if you have a thirst for learning, you should check them out.

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Climate Change, Week 5

Over the past two decades scientists have recorded an alarming response to global warming in Greenland, ice loss has increased over time with glaciers showing an increase in flow speed and thinning.

I am currently studying an online course on Climate Change from the University of Exeter, facilitated by Future Learn. Future Learn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life. Oh and did I mention it is completely free? I recommend them, if you have a thirst for learning, you should check them out.

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Climate Change, Week 4

Predicting future anthropogenic carbon emissions is difficult and produces uncertain results because we are unsure how fast the population will grow and how we will generate and use energy in the future.

I am currently studying an online course on Climate Change from the University of Exeter, facilitated by Future Learn. Future Learn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life. Oh and did I mention it is completely free? I recommend them, if you have a thirst for learning, you should check them out.

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