WWF and the German Climate Association (DKK) offer free online course on Climate Change

Enlarge image You want to learn more about the climate system, climate change, it’s causes, risks and challenges? A free-of-charge Online-Course offered by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) in cooperation with the German Climate Association (DKK) gives you the opportunity to understand the basics of climate change and to examine its complexity. In six chapters, renowned scientists clearly share their knowledge through videos, reading materials or exercises. It is a unique chance to understand one of the biggest challenges of our time and how to cope.

The free and open online course follows the principle of a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) and includes six chapters on the physical basis of the climate system, the anthropogenic climate change and impacts on nature and society. The user becomes motivated for own activities and learns about solution options and economic pathways to a zero emission society. Each chapter contains a video clip and complementary, interactive teaching material. Participants are free to choose their study time and repeat lectures several times if necessary. After each chapter, the newly gained knowledge can be reviewed through tests and users can obtain a certificate and open badges if they wish.

Registration for the free Climate Course https://mooin.oncampus.de/ClimateCourse is open since September 1st 2017.  Thanks to the funding of the German Federal Foreign Office the course is free and open for everyone. The course is given in English and will start on October 1st 2017. Afterwards registration is possible at any time.