Climate Change Leadership – MOOC

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Further reading and learning

This is a reference list of optional further readings on the themes of Week 1. Please add your own suggestions at Twitter #cemuscclmooc or Facebook, or at Studium. Click on medium type in brackets to access the material.


CEMUS and student-led education

CEMUS, (2022). Season 2 Episode 2 with Sachiko Ishihara, Aster Tommasini, Charlotte Ponzelar and Ewa Livmar, The Critical Interference Podcast [audio or video]

Hald, M. (ed) (2011). Transcending Boundaries – How CEMUS is Changing How we Teach, Meet and Learn. Uppsala: Centrum för miljö- och utvecklingsstudier i Uppsala (CEMUS) [book]

May, F. (2015). A Hitchiker’s guide to climate change leadership – an educational design research exploration of a sustainability course at Uppsala University. Examensarbete vid Institutionen för geovetenskaper [master thesis]


Climate change impacts and vulnerabilities

Rockström, J. (2023). Planetary boundaries: scientific advances. Montreux: Frontiers. [video]

Hansen, J.E. (2023). Global Warming in the Pipeline. New York: SDSN. [video]

IPCC (2023). AR6 Synthesis Report: Climate Change 2023. Geneva: IPCC. [report]

Thunberg, G. (2022). The Climate Book. London: Penguin Press. [book]

Wallace-Wells, D. (2019). The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming. New York: Penguin Random House. [book]


Global environmental history

Steffen, W. et. al. (2015). The trajectory of the Anthropocene: The Great Acceleration. The Anthropocene Review, April 2015 vol. 2 no. 1 81-98. [article]

Corona, G. (2009) “On Nature and Power: Interview with Joachim Radkau”. Global Environment 3 (2009): 262–77. [text]

Frankopan, P. (2023). The Earth Transformed: An Untold History. London: Bloomsbury Publishing. [book]

Patel, R. & Moore, J. W. (2020). A history of the world in seven cheap things: a guide to capitalism, nature, and the future of the planet. London: Verso. [book]


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