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Emissions from transportation


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How do I enroll?

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Who is this course for?

The course is targeting professionals who want to deepen their knowledge of emissions from transportation, for example high school teachers, civil servants and politicians in public administration, engineers in the field of transport (car manufacturers, fuel production, logistics, et c).

Why should you take this course?

Emissions to the environment can cause big problems for climate and human health. This course provides you a holistic perspective and increased knowledge in air pollution. You will learn to distinguish between climate effects and health effects. You will also get insights to tools for bringing about societal change. In short, this course will enable you to take an active role in discussions that involve emissions, the effects and ways to bring about changes for a better future.

What are the contents?

You choose when and at what pace you want to carry out the steps. All parts of the course are free of charge. The course consists of five main modules:

  1. Energy systems and emissions
  2. Energy carriers
  3. Emission formation and reduction
  4. Measurement and monitoring
  5. Health effects, societal aspects

Each module contains several lectures and for each lecture and module there is a quiz where you can get confirmation that you have understood the most important things.

How much study time is required?

This is a self-paced course. Completing the entire course takes about 3–5 weeks, depending on how intensively/extensively you read. You can also choose to read parts of the course.

What are the prerequisites?

There are no specific prerequisites for this course.