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Climate Change: Economics And Governance Course

INTRODUCTION

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing humanity today, with potentially catastrophic consequences for the planet and its inhabitants. At the same time, there is a need to promote economic growth and development, particularly in emerging economies. This presents a complex challenge for policymakers and economists, who must find ways to achieve economic growth while mitigating the impact of climate change.

This training course will explore the intersection of climate change economics and governance, and how they can work together to achieve sustainable and inclusive economic growth. We will examine the economics of climate change, including the costs of inaction and the benefits of mitigation and adaptation. We will also examine the role of governance, including policies and regulations, in promoting sustainable economic growth and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. By the end of the course, participants will have a deeper understanding of the economic and governance challenges posed by climate change, as well as potential solutions for achieving sustainable and inclusive economic growth. This training course will highlight:

  • Explore the economics of climate change, including the costs of inaction and the benefits of mitigation and adaptation.
  • Examine the role of governance, including policies and regulations, in promoting sustainable economic growth and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Discuss the challenges and opportunities of achieving economic growth while addressing climate change.
  • Learn about innovative financing mechanisms and policy tools to address climate change.
  • Understand the importance of collaboration and partnerships among various stakeholders to address climate change.
  • Analyze case studies and real-world examples to illustrate best practices in climate change economics and governance.
  • Develop practical solutions and recommendations for addressing climate change challenges in specific contexts.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this training course, you will gain:

  • A deep understanding of the economic and governance challenges posed by climate change, and potential solutions for achieving sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
  • Knowledge of the latest policy and regulatory frameworks for addressing climate change, and the ability to develop and evaluate effective policies and regulations.
  • The skills to analyze and evaluate the economic costs and benefits of different approaches to mitigating and adapting to climate change.
  • An understanding of innovative financing mechanisms and policy tools for addressing climate change, including carbon markets and green bonds.
  • The ability to identify and evaluate real-world examples of best practices in climate change economics and governance, and apply these lessons to specific contexts.
  • The skills to collaborate with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds and perspectives to develop practical solutions and recommendations for addressing climate change challenges.
  • The confidence to engage in informed discussions and decision-making around climate change and economic development.

DURATION

5 Days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This training course on Climate Change Economics and Governance is relevant to a wide range of professionals who are interested in the economic and governance challenges posed by climate change, and the potential solutions for achieving sustainable and inclusive economic growth. Here are some examples of professionals who would benefit from attending this course:

  • Policy-makers and government officials: This course can provide policy-makers and government officials with the knowledge and skills needed to develop effective policies and regulations for addressing climate change challenges.
  • Private sector leaders: Private sector leaders, including CEOs, CFOs, and other executives, can benefit from attending this course by gaining a deep understanding of the economic risks and opportunities posed by climate change, and how to integrate sustainability considerations into their business strategies.
  • Sustainability professionals: Sustainability professionals, including sustainability managers and consultants, can benefit from attending this course by gaining a deep understanding of the economic and governance challenges posed by climate change, and the potential solutions available for achieving sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
  • Academics  and       researchers:   Academics   and       researchers   in   the       fields   of   economics, environmental science, and governance can benefit from attending this course by gaining a broad and practical understanding of the latest research and best practices related to climate change economics and governance.
  • NGOs and  civil  society      organizations:  NGOs  and      civil  society  organizations  that      work  on environmental and social justice issues can benefit from attending this course by gaining a deep understanding of the economic and governance challenges posed by climate change, and how to collaborate with other stakeholders to develop effective solutions.

Overall, this training course is relevant to anyone who is interested in addressing the economic and governance challenges posed by climate change, and how to achieve sustainable and inclusive economic growth.

COURSE CONTENT

Module 1: Understanding the Economic and Governance Challenges of Climate Change

  • The science of climate change and its impacts on the economy
  • The economic costs and benefits of climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • The role of governance in addressing climate change challenges
  • Key international agreements and frameworks for addressing climate change
  • Successful and unsuccessful climate change policies and initiatives

Module 2: Economic Tools for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

  • Cost-benefit analysis for climate change policies and projects
  • Carbon pricing mechanisms and their effectiveness
  • Green finance and investment opportunities for climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Sector-specific approaches to climate change mitigation and adaptation

Module 3: Governance Tools for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

  • The role of multi-stakeholder collaboration in addressing climate change challenges
  • Environmental regulation and enforcement for climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Climate change risk management and resilience planning
  • Public participation and engagement in climate change decision-making

Module 4:Implementing Effective Climate Change Policies and Projects

  • Project management and evaluation for climate change policies and projects
  • Sustainable public procurement and supply chain management
  • Climate change communication and advocacy
  • Monitoring, reporting, and verification of climate change policies and projects

Module 5: Scaling Up Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

  • Innovations and emerging technologies for climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Climate change and sustainable development goals
  • Financing mechanisms for scaling up climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Strategies for building political will and public support for ambitious climate change action

Methodology

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

a. The participant must be conversant with English.

b. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

c. The course fee includes facilitation training materials and a certificate upon successful completion of Training.

d. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

Course Schedule
Dates Fees Location Apply
27/05/2024 - 31/05/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
10/06/2024 - 14/06/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
24/06/2024 - 28/06/2024 $1500 Mombasa Physical Class

Online Class
08/07/2024 - 12/07/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
22/07/2024 - 26/07/2024 $1500 Mombasa Physical Class

Online Class
12/08/2024 - 16/08/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
26/08/2024 - 30/08/2024 $1500 Mombasa Physical Class

Online Class
09/09/2024 - 13/09/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
23/09/2024 - 27/09/2024 $1500 Mombasa Physical Class

Online Class
07/10/2024 - 11/10/2024 $3000 Kigali Physical Class

Online Class
21/10/2024 - 25/10/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
11/11/2024 - 15/11/2024 $1500 Mombasa Physical Class

Online Class
25/11/2024 - 29/11/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
02/12/2024 - 06/12/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
16/12/2024 - 20/12/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class