This course addresses the nature of climate change and its role as a major threat to the sustainability and inclusiveness of our societies. It examines climate change and how it impacts our lives and introduces policies to help counter its effects. These policy recommendations and solutions include mitigation efforts, adaptation to inevitable changes that will occur (even with mitigation), and how to make these reforms inclusive.
Mid-level to senior officials involved in economic and strategic planning; monitoring and evaluating policy strategies for reducing poverty and inequality; and promoting job creation.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Define climate change and the societal, economic, and environmental risks posed at the country level and at the global level.
- Outline the key policies to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
- Design a reform strategy to address climate change, considering country-specific circumstances and ensuring the reforms are inclusive.