Natural Resources for Sustainable Development
- 12 weeks
- 4-6 hours per week
This course explores the sustainable options available for oil, gas, and mineral development.
- Sustainable Development Goals
- Zero hunger
- Responsible consumption and production
- Life on land
- Energy and Earth Sciences
- natural resources
About this course
Extractives and their respective industries pose one of the most significant threats to sustainable development. This course, created by the Natural Resource Governance Institute, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, and the World Bank, details different endeavors to manage natural resource and energy industry investments sustainably. In addition, this course discusses the relationship between policy and individual actors and communities regarding extractive industries.
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Undergraduate and graduate students in environmental and energy fields, sustainable development practitioners, actors in the energy and natural resource sectors, extractive practitioners, and climate change activists.
To understand how wealth generated from natural resource development can be used to further sustainability, extractive industry governance and policy, and the relationship between the government, extractive industries, and citizens.