Topic outline

  • Unit 1 - Introduction

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    At the end of this unit, you will be able to:

    1. Summarize the causes and effects of climate change
    2. Describe the origins and negotiation process the UNFCCC

    It will take you 15 minutes to complete this unit, excluding additional materials.

    Book: 1
  • Unit 2 - The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

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    At the end of this unit, you will be able to:

    1. Recall the objective and guiding principles for the Convention 
    2. Describe key provisions of and commitments under the Convention
    3. Name the arrangements established by the Parties to provide financial support for the implementation of the Convention 

    It will take you 30 minutes to complete this unit, excluding additional materials.

    Book: 1
  • Unit 3 - The Kyoto Protocol

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    At the end of this unit, you will be able to:

    1. Recall the negotiation process and amendments of the Kyoto Protocol
    2. Define the commitments set to Annex B Parties
    3. Describe the 3 flexible mechanisms established to facilitate the implementation of the commitments
    4. Explain other key provisions of the Protocol

    It will take you 30 minutes to complete this unit, excluding additional materials.

    Book: 1
  • Unit 4 - Negotiations towards a 2015 climate change agreement

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    At the end of this unit, you will be able to:

    1. Describe the milestones and progress achieved along the negotiation process of a 2015 climate change agreement

    It will take you 15 minutes to complete this unit, excluding additional materials.

    Book: 1