Climate Change, Displacement & Human Rights
This is a self-paced learning experience. You will be able to stop and start the module at your convenience.
In this module students will learn about the contemporary climate crisis and its impacts, the key issues and debates around development and displacement in the unfolding backdrop of climate change, and the significance of integrating a human rights approach to climate justice. The module frames climate action as a complex global process of negotiating competing priorities and underscores that the consequences of climate change itself as well as of nature of identifying solutions will continue to have serious implications for global and regional development, social justice and human rights.
Throughout this module, you will learn from working professionals who have contributed through video as well as authored the text. In addition to watching videos and reading text, you will interact with the content, in various ways, through sliders that reveal information as you move, hotspots on an image, a variety of question styles (both graded and ungraded), and more.
Duration to complete module: 4-6 hours approximately. If using a mobile device to review the module, use the browser on your device. Do not access through the Canvas app.
By the end of this module, you will be able to:
Define climate change and explain the most pressing issues of our contemporary time.
Describe key international legal and policy frameworks in response to global climate change and identify the key issues of negotiation.
Explain the relationship between climate change and displacement; and review some of the approaches in addressing climate-induced displacement.
- Appraise the incorporation of environmental justice framework and human rights approach within climate change response and action.
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