Climate Change Leadership and Transitions in Practice

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Climate Change Leadership and Transitions in Practice

Learn more about climate change’s impact on society and how you can lead a wide range of transition processes and practically work with climate transitions within different areas.

Duration: 5 weeks Weekly study time: 4 hours

CEMUS Climate Change Leadership logotype 2022 with Earth lit up by city lights with dawn approching from the eastOngoing and future climate impacts on different parts of society, the attempts to try to build sustainability within planetary boundaries and interconnected international crises’ have created a unique situation concerning the issues’ urgency, complexity and uncertainty. Within this shifting landscape knowledgeable, creative and brave leaders and citizens are necessary to being able to fundamentally change how businesses, regions, municipalities and different organizations work and achieve results.

This online course introduces climate science, climate change’s impact on society, different perspectives on the causes and possible solutions to the climate dilemma, climate justice and international agreements, carbon budgets and different climate scenarios, leadership within different contexts on different levels, key areas for successful transitions and different good examples of climate transitions, the individual’s and the collective’s possibilities and responsibilities, and concrete first steps towards transitions work within your work and local context.


Go to self-study course »

The self-study open online course has been released December 21!

Enrollment now closed »

The Uppsala University learning plaform Studium course run has now closed, more course runs will be advertised during 2023!

Photo showing a black box like house-like structure in a snowy alpine landscape (Kranj, Slovenia)

Photo: Rok Romih



Connecting with educators and other learners

This is the CEMUS MOOC team of educators that are working on the course.

Daniel Mossberg
Lead Outreach Coordinator and Educational Coordinator CEMUS

Francis Rogers
Course Coordinator CEMUS

Aster Tommasini
Course Coordinator CEMUS

You can connect with other learners through the comments section through the course run on Uppsala University’s studium page Climate Change Leadership (opens January 25, 2023), on Twitter @cclmooc, use the hashtag #cemuscclmooc and in the open Facebook group

Sign up for updates and contact

Here you can sign up to receive updates about CEMUS Climate Change Leadership MOOC that will launch December 21, 2022 (self-study version) and the first course run on Uppsala University’s Studium (Canvas) page January 25, 2023:

If you have any further questions please contact Daniel Mossberg, Lead Outreach Coordinator CEMUS, at or phone +46-730650228.

You can also connect with CEMUS on social media, Twitter @CEMUSUPPSALA, Facebook and, LinkedIn and Instagram

Archive from the first and second course run 2016-2017.