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Complexity of climate change mitigation

Climate change and development both involve many complex problems. Each are 'wicked' problems, meaning they defy easy solutions. Tackling both development and climate change together is a 'super-wicked' problem. But we must start by taking a first step to responding to this 'super-wicked' problem. To do this we’ll share our experiments drawing particularly on the MAPS community, which includes Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and South Africa. ...
6件のビデオ (合計29分), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
6件のビデオ
Complexity of climate change and development1 分
Climate change - a super wicked problem9 分
Our theory of change8 分
MAPS 101: the MAPS approach3 分
Reflection and what's next1 分
4件の学習用教材
Meet your instructors10 分
How this course works10 分
What is the MAPS programme?10 分
Week 1: Resources10 分
1の練習問題
Week 1 Practice Quiz6 分
2
1時間で修了

Mandating and co-production of knowledge

Our approach to mitigation and development is essentially a process that spurs change within a system. The premise is that change happens through co-production of knowledge, which in turn encourages action by actors in a system. We ask the questions: what is the best way to start such an intervention? What could the intervention look like? What are the options for the process design? This week we review the role a Scenario Building Team has to play in supporting knowledge generation....
8件のビデオ (合計52分), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8件のビデオ
Motivating change agents in a system6 分
Designing the scenario building process8 分
Building scenarios for mitigating climate change13 分
Process design in Brazil2 分
Using the Chaordic Stepping Stones process7 分
Reflection2 分
What's next1 分
1件の学習用教材
Week 2: Resources10 分
2の練習問題
Week 2 Practice Quiz6 分
Week 2: Mandating and co-production of knowledge12 分
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3時間で修了

Mitigation action research and modelling

Knowledge generated through research can effect change. We describe the models and tools that are available to support the generation of this knowledge. Apart from knowledge related to greenhouse gas mitigation and the costs thereof, we are interested in the positive and negative developmental impacts of moving to a low carbon economy. Emissions and costs are relatively easy to quantify but developmental impacts are less easily quantified. This week, we explore how this challenge can be addressed. ...
8件のビデオ (合計46分), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8件のビデオ
Types of models10 分
Model selection and sourcing of data6 分
Communicating the model outputs6 分
Who does the modelling?7 分
Building development pathways in Peru6 分
Reflection2 分
What's next2 分
1件の学習用教材
Week 3: Resources10 分
1の練習問題
Week 3 Practice Quiz8 分
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2時間で修了

Minding the mitigation gap

What happens when your best efforts are not good enough? We will look at the ‘gaps’ between where we would like to be and where we are.The direction emission trends are headed is a function of everything put into the model (such as population, growth and GDP, and technology). Yet what is required by science is driven by considerations such as how we need to reduce emissions to keep temperature rises below two degrees. This week, in exploring some of the potential reasons for this gap we consider technical reasons and other pushbacks, like vested-interests, political or inherent human behaviour....
9件のビデオ (合計65分), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
9件のビデオ
Defining the mitigation gap: global carbon budget8 分
Developing national required-by-science and equity scenarios8 分
Realising the mitigation gap scenario results8 分
Reasons for the gap: technical perspective7 分
Reasons for the gap: political perspective (part 1)6 分
Reasons for the gap: political perspective (part 2)10 分
Reflection: learning from failures5 分
What's next?2 分
2件の学習用教材
Technical and political examples10 分
Week 4: Resources10 分
2の練習問題
Week 4 Practice Quiz6 分
Week 4: Minding the mitigation gap12 分
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4時間で修了

Responding to mitigation challenges

There are limitations within our existing toolsets and ways of thinking how we might address the mitigation gap. We need to look more closely at the interface of economic and development pathways and to question the way in which climate change mitigation professionals are approaching this huge and complex climate and development problem. Responses to these challenges include linking of economic and mitigation model to better understand the interconnectedness of mitigation policies and economic development, and involves out-of-the-box thinking when imagining climate and development solutions of the future. This week we hope to inspire innovations and responses to challenges in the climate mitigation and development community....
8件のビデオ (合計46分), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
8件のビデオ
Improving tools6 分
Looking at science8 分
New perspectives10 分
Looking to the future9 分
The next generation2 分
Reflection1 分
What's next?1 分
3件の学習用教材
Technical and systemic approaches10 分
Responses at local and project levels10 分
Week 5: Resources10 分
1の練習問題
Week 5 Practice Quiz6 分
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4時間で修了

Bridges to domestic and international policy

This is the final module and it tells the story of how we have moved to the end of the scenario building process, and what the impacts of this approach are. This week we speak of two bridges: the bridge between knowledge and domestic policy, and domestic policy and international contributions. ...
11件のビデオ (合計67分), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
11件のビデオ
Bridge from knowledge to domestic policy8 分
Knowledge on socio-economic implications of mitigation6 分
Example on how MAPS Chile results were used for local pollutants domestic policy5 分
Sectoral mitigation action plan in Colombia3 分
Use of evidence in the Colombian sectorial mitigation plans2 分
Bridge from domestic policy to international contributions2 分
MAPS Chile informing the INDC7 分
Climate Change Mitigation discussion with Harald15 分
Reflection2 分
Course Conclusion11 分
3件の学習用教材
Bridge from knowledge to domestic policy examples10 分
Bridge from domestic policy to international contributions examples10 分
Week 6: Resources10 分
2の練習問題
Week 6 Practice Quiz6 分
Final exam28 分
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by MGOct 4th 2016

Super-awesome course that taught me about the super-wicked problem of our time and how to effectively achieve climate change mitigation and development objectives from developing countries context

by CONov 10th 2017

The course has been very insightful to me as a climate change scientist. It has been very detailed and it has given me input that from a perspective that i had not thought of before. Thank you.

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Energy Research Centre, University of Cape Town

ケープタウン大学(University of Cape Town)について

The University of Cape Town is the oldest university in South Africa and is one of the leading research universities on the African continent. UCT has over 25 000 students, of whom 30% are postgraduate students. We offer degrees in six faculties: Commerce, Engineering & the Built Environment, Health Sciences, Humanities, Law, and Science. We pride ourself on our diverse student body, which reflects the many cultures and backgrounds of the region. We welcome international students and are currently home to thousands of international students from over 100 countries. UCT has a tradition of academic excellence that is respected world-wide and is privileged to have more than 30 A-rated researchers on our staff, all of whom are recognised as world leaders in their field. Our aim is to ensure that our research contributes to the public good through sharing knowledge for the benefit of society. Past students include five Nobel Laureates – Max Theiler, Alan Cormack, Sir Aaron Klug, Ralph Bunche and, most recently, J M Coetzee....

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