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Universities and Climate Change

Introducing Climate Change to University Programmes

Leal Filho, Walter (Ed.)

2010, IX, 283p. 36 illus..

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  • Presents a review of approaches and methods to inform, communicate and educate university students and the public on climate change.  
  • Introduces initiatives, projects and communication strategies undertaken by universities.  
  • Documents, promotes and disseminates some of the on-going initiatives.

Climate change is a matter of global concern and specific sectors of society such as universities need to engage and be active in the search for regional and local solutions for what is a global problem. Despite the fact that many universities all around the world are undertaking remarkable efforts in tackling the challenges posed by climate change, few of such works are widely documented and disseminated. The book "Universities and Climate Change" addresses this gap.

The book pursues three aims. Firstly, it presents a review of the approaches and methods to inform, communicate and educate university students and the public on climate change being used by universities around the world. Secondly, it introduces initiatives, projects and communication strategies undertaken by universities with a view to informing students and other stakeholders in order to raise awareness on matters related to climate change. Finally, the book documents, promotes and disseminates some of the on-going initiatives.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Applied Research - Campus - Climate Change - Global Warning - Governance - Scientific Management - education - higher education - learning - university

Related subjects » Climate Change Management and Policy - Education & Language - Environmental / Development / Agricultural Economics - Environmental Management - Global Change - Climate Change

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