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Not for the first time in this course, you are faced with a term that is important but difficult to define precisely. Although the fact that plenty of people from different standpoints are using the term ‘globalisation’ is some measure of its importance, it can be confusing to find that there are different ways of framing what it means for humans and the environment today and in the future. In this section, the range of political responses to climate change and environment–economy inter
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • use the sign graph diagramming technique to develop and communicate a systemic understanding of complex situations

  • identify feedback relationships as fundamental controllers within systems and as points of intervention to enact change.


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