Our summers are getting hot! Most cities are not prepared to manage heat and prevent impacts on wellbeing. And have you heard of the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect? How seriously can it impact health? How does it relate to climate change? and to mobility? Do yo believe it being irreversible? This course will give […]
Pollution Reduction and Health
Technologies and measures for pollution management: How to reduce, eliminate or prevent pollution.
To be sustainable and deal with current climate change, our future cities must become greener. For urban mobility that means clean energy must replace fossil fuels. This course introduces the challenges faced by cities during that energy transition, and their possible solutions. By the end of the course, you will be able to… Explain the
This course introduces the fundamentals of urban mobility planning. Mobility choices affect all aspects of city life: from economic efficiency to social inclusion, sustainability, and quality of life. These choices shape and reshape cities in irreversible ways. Urban life is much better for everyone when we invest in mobility for all, not just car users.
The propagation of noise that can have a harmful impact on the activities of humans and wildlife is known as noise pollution.The growing levels of environmental noise worldwide have caused multiple environmental and health problems, including sleep disturbance, annoyance and irritability, heart disease, or learning difficulties, among others. Major sources of noise pollution include road, railway
We know that climate change and the rise of energy demand are two megatrends that are challenging the way we live… and the way we move around our cities. Something needs to change, and energy is at the center of this change. In this course, you will discover why hydrogen can be one of the