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The Health Effects of Climate Change | HarvardX on edX

The Health Effects of Climate Change | HarvardX on edX

SPEAKER 1: Not in 100 years, not in 10 years, right now. We’re feeling the health effects of climate change right now. SPEAKER 2: What really surprises most people is how well interconnected all of these systems are. Rising CO2 levels isn’t just making our temperatures high. It’s also making our crops less nutritious. And …

Online Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies | Ashford University

Online Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies | Ashford University

[Dr. Zorn-Arnold]: Hi, my name is Dr. Barbara Zorn-Arnold, and I’m a Program Chair and full-time faculty in Environmental Studies here at Ashford University. The Environmental program is truly interdisciplinary in its approach, our courses examine the relationship between the environment and factors that influence it, including cultural, social, and economic issues. I think the …

Environmental Protection and Sustainability | IsraelX on edX

Environmental Protection and Sustainability | IsraelX on edX

[MUSIC PLAYING] YARON ZIV: Our world is changing in front of our very eyes. Species become extinct. Habitats are getting lost. And ecosystems are being degraded. These have far-reaching negative consequences. We, the human beings on this planet, are playing a major role in causing these changes– decrease in plant productivity and in food production, …

Environmental Science – Part 1: The Living World | RiceX on edX | Course About Video

Environmental Science – Part 1: The Living World | RiceX on edX | Course About Video

SHARI CARSWELL: Environmental science is a discipline that seeks to understand the interrelationships that exist in the natural world by identifying and analyzing both natural and human made environmental problems and evaluating the risks associated with those problems. Environmental science crosses many disciplines. Some of the unifying themes in this course are energy conversions underlying …