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Public servants and climate change: Reaching net-zero

In brief

Date 22 April to 30 May 2022
Registration deadline 11 April 2022
Duration 9 hours over 5 weeks
Location Online
Fees £200 + VAT

Overview

Our Reaching Net-Zero online short course is designed to give learners the confidence to engage with stakeholders on the topic of net-zero. This foundational course provides an accessible overview of the science of net-zero, possible pathways to achieving net-zero, and strategies for overcoming resistance to reaching it.

Practical activities and insights from world-leading experts will help officials develop confidence researching, discussing and connecting their work to governmental net-zero efforts.

The course is delivered in collaboration with Oxford Net Zero and Apolitical.

Course dates:

22 April 2022 to 30 May 2022

Course details

  • 9 hours of bite-sized multimedia digital learning spread across 5 weeks on an engaging online platform.
  • Content includes practical tasks relevant to a government context and experience from other public servants, to help you put your skills into practice.
  • Email lessons to guide your progress.
  • An optional online chat to discuss the course content with other public servant learners.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the science of climate change and net zero.
  • Formulate a stance on net zero, and hone the ability to communicate it.
  • Evaluate where you can focus your efforts to maximise the impact of policies and interventions to achieve net zero targets.

In brief

Date 22 April to 30 May 2022
Registration deadline 11 April 2022
Duration 9 hours over 5 weeks
Location Online
Fees £200 + VAT