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Description

Sustainable Scotland is a free course that will appeal to anyone with an interest in a sustainable future in the context of contemporary Scottish society.

It will give you a broad-based introduction to a number of different aspects of sustainability that impact on Scotland and the wider world.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the terms ‘sustainability’ and ‘sustainable development’
  • Follow current debates on environmental issues
  • Understand more about measuring sustainability and footprinting
  • Consider whether dematerialisation is really happening
  • Consider what is globalisation and understand the global trade in recycling.

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction 00:20:00
  • Learning outcomes 00:07:00
  • Measuring up 00:15:00
  • Material world 00:15:00
    • Understanding globalisation 00:15:00
    • Globalisation and nationalism 00:10:00
    • Global food trade 00:15:00
    • Global economy 00:15:00
    • Global trade in recycling 00:15:00
    • Food production 00:15:00
    • A short history of fishing 00:15:00
    • Waste heat 00:10:00
    • Using waste heat 00:15:00
    • Nature and culture 00:10:00
    • The Romantic movement 00:10:00
    • Changing views 00:15:00
    • Cause for debate 00:15:00
    • Conclusion 00:03:00

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