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Learners are introduced to anthropogenic climate change. Background, causes and consequences are presented.This module is designed to impart the fundamentals of climate change and to ensure the same standard of knowledge for all participants.

The international framework for worldwide climate protection is set out and the pertinent documents are presented. The history of international climate protection is briefly outlined. In addition, international measures designed to ensure the self-commitment of businesses are presented and their content and underlying reasons specified. The module is designed to impart background knowledge on international climate policies.

The nexus between the distribution of resources, climate change and the phenomena of poverty and underdevelopment in the countries of the South is pointed out. The module is designed to make learners aware of the problems caused by poverty in the South and of the nexus between climate change and poverty.

Learners are introduced to alternative forms of economic activity in a societal context, and to the strategies pursued by sufficiency and efficiency economies. The module is supposed to familiarise learners with diverse options of alternative, climate-optimised economic activity and with corresponding business models. 

Introductions are given to the following three fields of action, where climate-optimised approaches can be launched at the institutional level:
Field of action 1: Eco-fair procurement
Field of action 2: Sustainable tourism
Field of action 3: North-South climate partnerships

The basics of communciation theory will be explained wihtin this module. Aim of this module is the improvement of the own communication and cooperation behaviour and enable the learners becoming promoters for climate justice. 

Within this module the basics and characteristics of carbon footprint calculations are explained.

It will be explained how tourism can influence the climate and is influenced by it and which role the so called sustainable tourism is playing in this context. It aims to give background information as well as best practice examples and options for action.

In this module finally the topics tourism and climate change are put in the context of lobbying and advocacy. It's aim is to explain what advocacy work is, how it can be implemented and what tools can be used.