BENY2021 PW MOOC I: Introduction to planetary well-being (1 cr)
Department of Biological and Environmental Science, Faculty of Mathematics and Science
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024
Online studies at the Open University of the University of Jyväskylä
The course explores the global environmental crises of climate change and biodiversity loss, their causes and historical development pathways. The course will also explore international agreements on sustainable development and environmental and nature conservation, the global challenges in achieving sustainable development, and the concept of planetary well-being.
After completing the course, the student:
- Can explain the root causes, mechanisms and possible consequences of climate change and biodiversity loss.
- Can in broad terms describe the impact humans have had on ecosystems and climate from prehistory to the present day, and the societal processes, values, norms and regional differences underlying these effects.
- Can explain the concept of planetary well-being and why/what it is needed for.
- Can justify the importance of interdisclipinary approach when studying sustainability problems.
Introduction to Planetary Wellbeing, is available for study in autumn 2022 and spring 2023.
These completion methods are for University of Jyväskylä degree students. Other options:
Tämä kurssi, Planetaarinen hyvinvointi 1, vaaditaan esitiedoksi Planetaarinen hyvinvointi 2-kurssille
itsenäinen työskentely, MOOC-kurssi
Time of teaching:
Period 2, Period 3, Period 4, Period 1
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
Independent study (1 cr)