New Free Online Emission Trading Systems (ETS) Course available from November 25th 2015Date: 18/11/2015 in General
New Free Online Emission Trading Systems (ETS) Course available from November 25th 2015
According to the EU Commission as the need to address climate change becomes increasingly apparent, the need to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has led to a heightened demand for innovative policy tools to deal with the threat of a warming planet. In response, market based mechanisms, and in particular emission trading, are becoming leading tools of choice amongst policy makers around the world.
A project of the European Commission, this course is designed for anyone with an interest in how ETSs work, and may be particularly useful for policy makers and other environmental professionals.
The 22 course units will provide you with a comprehensive education of the theory, design and operational considerations of emission trading systems (ETSs). You will also be able to devise your own personalised learning path by completing the units that address your topics of interest.
This new online ETS course particularly focuses on the needs of developing countries and provides instruction on best practices through the study of the major concepts and prominent case studies of emission trading systems, including the European Union’s ETS, as the world’s largest system.
Through a series of instructional units, categorised into modules, you will enjoy expert guidance on a comprehensive range of ETS topics, including theoretical background, design considerations and administrative and technical challenges.
Who should take this course: Anyone with an interest in the how Emissions Trading Systems work, as well as their design and operation. The course is particularly useful for policy makers and other environmental professionals.
Availability: Set your own pace on the online classes, accessible at any time and on any computer with an Internet connection.
Course fee: None. Course is free to all learners.
To view the ETS Online Course please visit :https://ec.europa.eu/clima/policies/ets/ets-summer-university/content/ets-e-learning-online-course
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