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完成时间为 3 小时

Orientation and Introduction

In this module, you will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and the learning environment. The orientation also helps you obtain the technical skills required for the course. In the introduction, we will examine some of the central ideas that underpin the Earth as a system, and their consequences for environmental sustainability.

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5 个视频 (总计 37 分钟), 5 个阅读材料, 3 个测验
5 个视频
Introduction to Sustainability7分钟
Sustainability and Population Growth7分钟
Growth Curves5分钟
Malthus13分钟
5 个阅读材料
Syllabus10分钟
About the Discussion Forums10分钟
Social Media10分钟
Getting to Know Your Classmates10分钟
Module 1 Overview and Readings10分钟
3 个练习
Orientation Quiz10分钟
Big Ideas Practice Quiz22分钟
Module 1 Quiz28分钟
2
完成时间为 2 小时

Population

In this module, we will see how human populations have evolved over time and get a sense of where the next century of change will take us.

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5 个视频 (总计 49 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 4 个测验
5 个视频
Transitions10分钟
Demographic Transition10分钟
Future Populations, Part 110分钟
Future Populations, Part 215分钟
1 个阅读材料
Module 2 Overview and Readings10分钟
4 个练习
Population, Past and Present Practice Quiz16分钟
Global Population in the Future Practice Quiz22分钟
Population Interactive Homework16分钟
Module 2 Quiz30分钟
3
完成时间为 5 小时

Ecosystems and Climate Change

In this module, we will see that the Earth faces many environmental pressures that result from human exploitation of natural resources. We will also look at the issue of climate change.

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8 个视频 (总计 78 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 5 个测验
8 个视频
Tragedy of the Commons10分钟
Tragedy of the Commons: Solutions14分钟
Ecosystems and Extinctions6分钟
Weather vs. Climate3分钟
Climate Changes in the Past10分钟
Modern Climate Change14分钟
[OPTIONAL] Climate Processes16分钟
1 个阅读材料
Module 3 Overview and Readings10分钟
4 个练习
Ecosystems, Extinction, and Tragedy of the Commons Practice Quiz30分钟
Climate Change Practice Quiz30分钟
Climate Change Interactive Homework10分钟
Module 3 Quiz52分钟
4
完成时间为 3 小时

Energy

In this module, we will look at energy use. We will also consider what the trend of energy use means for the planet, and how we might transition to a more sustainable pattern of use.

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8 个视频 (总计 58 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 4 个测验
8 个视频
Energy Overview6分钟
Oil11分钟
EROEI5分钟
Coal & Gas7分钟
Nuclear Power7分钟
Renewable Energy12分钟
Energy Conservation6分钟
1 个阅读材料
Module 4 Overview and Readings10分钟
4 个练习
Oil Practice Quiz16分钟
Alternatives Practice Quiz22分钟
Energy and Society Homework8分钟
Module 4 Quiz40分钟
5
完成时间为 3 小时

Water and Agriculture

In this module, we will explore the connection between water and food, and see what will be required to feed the planet over the course of the century.

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6 个视频 (总计 68 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 3 个测验
6 个视频
Limits to Water15分钟
Water Trends15分钟
Agricultural Consumption7分钟
Agricultural Limits16分钟
Genetically Modified Organisms12分钟
1 个阅读材料
Module 5 Overview and Readings10分钟
3 个练习
Water Practice Quiz24分钟
Agriculture and Food Practice Quiz18分钟
Module 5 Quiz34分钟
6
完成时间为 5 小时

Environmental Policy

In this module, we will examine some of the common tools used by policy-makers, and some of the forces that shape (or misshape) policy.

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9 个视频 (总计 94 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 4 个测验
9 个视频
Negative Externalities14分钟
Environmental Policy11分钟
Environmental Policy Assessment14分钟
[OPTIONAL] Environmental Economics17分钟
[OPTIONAL] Application of Environmental Economics and Policy, Part 111分钟
[OPTIONAL] Application of Environmental Economics and Policy, Part 213分钟
[OPTIONAL] Application of Environmental Economics and Policy, Part 38分钟
Environmental Policy Examples: "Biofuels"3分钟
1 个阅读材料
Module 6 Overview and Readings10分钟
3 个练习
Environmental Policy Practice Quiz30分钟
Environmental Policy Examples Homework10分钟
Module 6 Quiz32分钟
7
完成时间为 5 小时

Measuring Sustainability

In this module, we will examine what tools are available to measure sustainability. Finally, I will make some predictions on global sustainability for the 21st century, based on the models we have spoken about in this course and the trends that have been observed in the early part of this century.

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7 个视频 (总计 68 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 4 个测验
7 个视频
Biodiversity and Ecosystems10分钟
Sustainability Metrics, Part 112分钟
Sustainability Metrics, Part 28分钟
Food Miles9分钟
Measuring Sustainability: The Future, Part 112分钟
Measuring Sustainability: The Future, Part 212分钟
1 个阅读材料
Module 7 Overview and Readings10分钟
3 个练习
Measuring Sustainability Practice Quiz22分钟
Sustainable Future Practice Quiz20分钟
Module 7 Quiz44分钟
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完成时间为 2 小时

Conclusion

Welcome to the end of the course! This module has a final, comprehensive quiz that covers all of the topics that we’ve seen in the previous seven modules. You’ll want to be familiar with the goals and objectives, key phrases, concepts, and guiding questions from the earlier modules to do well on this final quiz.

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1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
1 个阅读材料
Conclusion and Final Quiz Instructions10分钟
1 个练习
Introduction to Sustainability Final Quiz1 小时 20 分
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创建者 KFDec 19th 2016

It is a well prepared course. Contents are carefully organized and plenty of concepts and examples are included and analyzed. Overall, it is a excellent course to get an overview of sustainability.

创建者 JWNov 29th 2015

This was my first Coursera course, and I wasn't sure what to expect; but was very pleased with the organization, timescale things were run on, and overall neutrality of the course. Very well done!

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