LEARN TO FOSTER MORE PARTICIPATORY, INCLUSIVE, AND EQUITABLE CLIMATE ACTION!
Develop strategies aimed at centering the needs and promoting the participation of the most vulnerable communities in climate-related development programming and policy making. This course will introduce you to the concept of climate justice, help you to understand the structural barriers and frameworks supporting and impeding equitable climate action, and equip you with tools and skills to further climate justice efforts at local, national and global levels.
- Deepen your understanding of climate change as a human-rights issue and how it further disenfranchises marginalised communities and exacerbates inequalities.
- Understand the major actors involved in climate-related policy and the global frameworks/mechanisms that can be called upon to support climate action
- Learn what strategies can be effective at addressing and fostering more inclusive and equitable climate projects and policies at local, national and global levels
- Understand the unique contexts, concerns and needs of communities often excluded from decision making processes related to climate-policy
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- The concept of climate change and justice
- The impacts of climate change on marginalised populations
- Global politics of climate change (global negotiations and allocation of climate finance)
- Distribution of responsibilities and resources to address climate change between the Global North and the Global South
WHO THE COURSE IS FOR
Government and non-government organisations who are implementing or designing climate-related projects; Young leaders and activists engaged in the climate justice movement