4 degrees plus: what might this mean for agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa?
Second keynote address from session 2 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security) of the 4degrees International Climate Conference.
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Energie : Soorten en feiten
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In deze bundel over energie vind je onder andere informatie over:

  • soorten energie;
  • voor- en nadelen van de soorten energie;
  • gevolgen (het broeikaseffect);
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1.4.2 Engaging with multiple perspectives

A systems approach begins when first you see the world through the eyes of another.

(Churchman, 1968, p. 231)

The Ulrich reading is an extract from an article written in honour of another systems philosopher, C. West Churchman. Also drawing on Churchman's influence, Jake Chapman sums up two qualities of systems thinking in terms of ‘gaining a bigger picture (going up a level of abstraction) a
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Logframe planning
As a way of thinking about projects, Logical Framework Analysis helps to focus on some key questions during the project design process. This free course, Logframe planning, improves your understanding of and practice with the structure of the logframe matrix using an animated overview with voice-over commentary followed by interactive questions relating to using the matrix. Author(s): Creator not set

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Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

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Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the planet? This free course examines the use of ozone depleting technology and the impact of fossil fuel use and explores how the development of technology can influence the direction of a society. From the Industrial Revolution to the present day find out how we have changed the planet.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 1 study in
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Offshore Wind Farm Design
This course makes students familiar with the design of offshore wind farms in general and focusses on the foundation design in particular. The course is based on actual cases of real offshore wind farms that have been built recently or will be built in the near future.
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Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Licence - see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/nl/deed.en - Original copyright TU Delft

Internet Scout Project
Antarctic monthly mean sea surface temperature and pressure data are accessible online from the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC) of Oak Ridge, TN. Compiled by the Climatic Research Unit of the University of East Anglia, UK, this data is an update of temperature. and pressure data collected between 1957-1990 from 29 stations over Antarctica. CDIAC's Web page of this climatic research project displays a map of sampling localities and a table of contents, guiding readers to figure
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Internet Scout Project
The Southeast Regional Climate Center (SERCC) created this fun, yet educational, website filled with games, activities, and other resources to teach children about weather and climate. Students can find a sequence of interactive surface weather maps at the useful Weather Map Activity. Through a memory game, users can discover the symbols regularly used in meteorology. Visitors can test their knowledge with the SERCC Weather Quiz. By downloading the quarterly issues of Southern Atmospheric Educat
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Internet Scout Project
The Southeast Regional Climate Center (SERCC) created this fun, yet educational, website filled with games, activities, and other resources to teach children about weather and climate. Students can find a sequence of interactive surface weather maps at the useful Weather Map Activity. Through a memory game, users can discover the symbols regularly used in meteorology. Visitors can test their knowledge with the SERCC Weather Quiz. By downloading the quarterly issues of Southern Atmospheric Educat
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Frozen Soil
This Topic in Depth explores the world of frozen soil, including permafrost and tundra. The first site is provided by the Missouri Botanical Gardens Web site, entitled Tundra (1). This kids focused site does a good job of clearly explaining what tundra is, where it?s located, and what types of plants and animals are found within tundra areas, as well as offering a photo gallery. The second site, Permafrost (2), is a lesson plan that teaches kids about freezing and thawing soil. Maintained by New
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Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
Students can learn about things that cause air pollution and what they can do to keep the air clean. Students will learn how to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases we put into the atmosphere and make the world a better place. Copyright 2005 International Technology Education Association
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Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
Students can learn about things that cause air pollution and what they can do to keep the air clean. Students will learn how to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases we put into the atmosphere and make the world a better place. Copyright 2005 International Technology Education Association
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Harnessing Wind
This lesson introduces the ways that engineers study and harness the wind. Students will learn about the different kinds of winds and how to measure wind direction. In addition, students will learn how air pressure creates winds and how engineers build and test wind turbines to harness energy from wind.
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Wild Wind
Students will learn the difference between global, prevailing and local winds. In this activity, students will make a wind vane out of paper, a straw and a soda bottle and use it to measure wind direction over time. Finally, they will analyze their data to draw conclusions about the prevailing winds in their area.
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Climate and Landscapes
This course is the second in a series of videos that offers a wide variety of information about landscape maintenance. Specifically, this module examines plants and their relationship to macroclimates and microclimates.
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Saving the British strawberry
Researchers at Warwick HRI describe a project which could help to prevent the disappearance of UK grown strawberries due to changes in the weather by helping farmers combat the effects of climate change.
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Polar bears and icebergs: Warwick students return from the Arctic
Warwick students Casper ter Kuile and Emma Beirmann return from their WWF Arctic ‘Voyage for the Future’ to help raise awareness of the effects of climate change.
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David MacKay - Without Hot Air
Cambridge Professor, David MacKay, talks about what is required for the UK to be self sufficient on renewable energy. Note: Due to the file size it may take some time to load before playing.
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The Politics of Climate Change: Problems and Solutions
Lord Anthony Giddens gives the opening keynote address to the Oxford Climate Forum, talking about the politics of climate change.
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American-Sino Relations: Review
In the third and final part of this series, Rosemary Foot reviews and critiques the four factors outlined in the previous episode which could hinder good relations between the two nations
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