Climate Literacy: Navigating Climate Conversations

This courses can be applied to the Certificate in Decision Making for Climate Change or the UBC Award of Achievement in Sustainability Management.

Learn to talk about climate change with confidence and diplomacy by exploring the basic terms and concepts needed to understand system relationships between atmosphere, ocean, land and life. Delve into the science behind climate change, including the climate system, causes of global warming, climate modelling and climate forecasting. Analyze demographic, economic, technological and political factors, mitigation and adaptation strategies, and policy options.

Note: Course hours include text and video lectures, as well as online discussions. Readings, assignments and course projects are completed outside of course hours.

Standard Fee:  $942


The format of this course is 100% online. Prior to 4pm PST on the start date of the course, an email will be sent to all registered students containing instructions on how to access the online Learning Management System.

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