Module 4. What Is Net Zero? A Global Overview Of The Drivers Along The Path To Zero Emissions And Reducing Global Warming.
In this module, you’ll learn about climate change from a global perspective. You’ll discover how much greenhouse gas is produced each year and you’ll identify two important drivers of increasing emissions: standards of living and land-use change. You’ll learn the meaning of net zero, take a brisk walk through the international politics of climate change and face some ethical considerations along the way. You’ll begin to discover how your actions make a difference and how your future is closely intertwined with that of people living thousands of kilometers away. Finally, you’ll stand face to face with net-zero and make a decision on your next steps. By the end of this module, you’ll understand that regardless of who has emitted what and when we all stand to lose if no action to reduce emissions is taken. You’ll know the difference between net zero and carbon neutral, you’ll have a clear picture of the path towards net zero and you’ll discover that you can play a crucial role in reaching it.