COP+24 International Climate Change Course 2018-19

The COP+24 International Climate Change Short Course is open for Registration from June 05, 2018.

The Legacy

COP Program (2015-2030) was launched in Paris during COP21. The COP+ short-courses are central to the COP program; they have been hailed for their unique approach and the associated discussion forum.

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COP+24 international short course builds upon the legacy of previous COP+ short courses. The COP Program (and RIO program) has been appreciated by the present Hon’ble Executive Secretary, UNFCCC, Patricia Espinosa and was granted labelled event / endorsed initiative status by UNFCCC Steering Committee during COP22 and COP23 respectively.

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COP+24 International Course Highlights

COP+ short courses are unique courses which emphasize on sharing perspectives on climate change through an annual program in the context of United Nations led COP conferences.

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Purpose: The purpose of the content is to build perspectives

Online Content: The content is designed in a feature-writeup style interspersed with short videos related to the content.

Topics: The topics (see below) of the short-course are weaved through the fabric of the entire content.

Online Discussion Platform: The participant driven discussions takes place in our edmodo classroom, Earth & Space. The discussions are moderated and often stimulated by our researchers.

Special Guests: The COP program invites scholars to contribute to the COP program in the form of lectures, Q & A sessions, presentations or write-ups.

Certification: Participants will receive certificates with official logos and grades will be awarded on the basis of their performance in assessments.

Awards & Felicitation: Winners will receive medals of honor during the official felicitation ceremony; to be presented by distinguished guests and scholars.

Fee & Eligibility

Eligibility: Undergraduate and Above | Disciplines: Open for all Disciplines

Mode: Online Course | Interaction Platform: Edmodo

Course live Date: June 15, 2018

Fee for National Participants
₹ 999 for students | ₹ 1999 for Others

Fee for International Participants
€ 29 for students | € 49 for Others

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Institute Fee Refund Policy – If a participant chooses to withdraw from the course within 5 calendar days of getting access then the paid fee will be refunded.

Fee Waivers: Select student participants will be eligible for fee assistance for the year 2018-19. The fee waiver form will be available in July 2018.

Course Syllabus & How it Works

Course Syllabus

United Nations & Climate Change

  1. UN Climate Negotiations: A Brief History
  2. Paris Agreement: Checking the Rulebook
  3. COP24: The COP of Changing Together

Economics & Law

  1. The Big Data of Climate Change
  2. The Fight for Climate Justice
  3. The Pledges of Climate Finance


  1. The Geoengineering Framework
  2. Climate Engineering: The Final Frontier
  3. Climate Change: The Call to the Engineers


  1. Fighting on the Farms
  2. Agricultural Robots
  3. Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture

Business & Jobs

  1. The Businesses of Climate Change
  2. Green Jobs: The Trillion Dollar Narrative
  3. The Promise of Climate Startups

Life Sciences

  1. Forest Frontiers: Adapting to Climate Change
  2. Biodiversity Impact of Climate Change
  3. Climate Change: The Public Health Challenge


  1. Genetically Engineered Ecosystems
  2. Molecular Biology-based solutions to Climate Change
  3. Climate Change: The Lure of Synthetic Biology


  1. Shaping the Climate Change Debate
  2. Tracking NDCs: Measuring COP21 Commitments
  3. The Heroes of Climate Change Mitigation

Political Science

  1. The Climate Change Debate Revisited
  2. The Art of Climate Change Diplomacy
  3. The Climate Change SWOT


  1. IoT of Climate Change Mitigation
  2. Space-based Climate Change Solutions
  3. Hacking Earth’ Climate

How it Works


Enroll Register for the program directly or through the campus ambassador / coordinator.

Fee Payment – National Participants
Fill the online form and pay the fee online through our payment gateway

Fee Payment – International Participants
Fill the online form and pay the fee via paypal.

Institute Refund Policy
If a participant chooses to withdraw from the course within 7 calendar days of getting access then the paid fee will be refunded.


Access: The access to online program and virtual classroom will be provided.


Assessments: Online Assessment based on Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ) & Short Essay Questions
Grading: Grades A+, A and B will be awarded.


Certification: On successful completion of assessment, certificate will be awarded
Rewards like medallions (if applicable) will be dispatched along with certificates