Barcelona, Spain

Climate Change: Update and Options to Achieve the Paris Agreement

online course
when 28 June 2021 - 30 June 2021
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 EC
fee EUR 165

The course will provide a short introduction to the science of climate change and the status of global negotiations, including progress in achieving the Paris Agreement goals and expectations for the upcoming Glasgow climate summit in November 2021. It will introduce the global carbon budget and explore technology and policy options to stay within the budget, while allowing developing countries the space to continue to grow their economies and reduce poverty.

Course leader

Michele de Nevers (Haas School of Business, University of California)

Target group

The IBEI Summer School in Global Politics, Development and Security is a program designed for graduate students and all those who have an interest in advanced knowledge of international security, international development and global politics issues. The objective is to offer different short courses on significant topics, taught by scholars and experts of international prestige. The School will enable participants to broadly discuss current developments in world politics in the light of core social-science and IR theories and perspectives. The format will be online or hybrid (face to face and online). Optionally, students may ask for an assessment in order to be able to obtain ECTS credits, provided they are recognized by their university.

Course aim

The course will provide a short introduction to the science of climate change and the status of global negotiations, including progress in achieving the Paris Agreement goals and expectations for the upcoming Glasgow climate summit in November 2021. It will introduce the global carbon budget and explore technology and policy options to stay within the budget, while allowing developing countries the space to continue to grow their economies and reduce poverty.

Credits info

1 EC
Participants have the opportunity to gain ECTS credits if they are recognized by their universities.

6 hour course: 1 credit = Complete the course + daily assignments / project work

Fee info

EUR 165: Fee for Students. Discount pricing for participants taking more than one course (2 courses 20%; 3 courses 30%; 4 courses 40%).
Early bird discount: an additional 10% discount for full payments received on or before 9 June 2021
EUR 250: Fee for Professionals/Researchers. Discount pricing for participants taking more than one course (2 courses 20%; 3 courses 30%; 4 courses 40%).
Early bird discount: an additional 10% discount for full payments received on or before 9 June 2021

Scholarships

A number of scholarships to cover full or half course fees will be available. In addition to the application requirements, to apply for a scholarship, interested persons must send until 20th May 2021, a letter of interest and a recommendation letter