Climate Adaptation Fundamentals Micro-credential

4 Courses Required

Micro-credential Description

In this micro-credential, you will explore the pressing challenges and impacts of climate change and develop the skills necessary to take meaningful climate action. You will look at ways climate change affects us, learn to reduce its impacts, and enhance individual and collective resilience.

Through interactive online courses, you will engage with a professional community, gaining foundational knowledge to bring climate action strategies and leadership into your workplace.

Micro-credential Outline

Through this micro-credential, you will:

  • Understand the historical and current trends in climate change
  • Explore climate adaptation and mitigation strategies
  • Learn about regional climate trends and risks
  • Engage with multidisciplinary professionals in climate action
  • Develop change leadership, financial, and policy approaches to climate solutions
  • Create a personalized climate action plan
  • Participate in interactive modules and discussions

Learner Outcomes

By the end of this micro-credential, you will be able to:

  • Comprehend the science and impacts of climate change
  • Develop and implement effective climate adaptation strategies
  • Apply Indigenous knowledge and perspectives to climate adaptation
  • Integrate climate-informed decision-making into professional practice
  • Promote resilience and sustainability in your organization
  • Communicate climate risks and adaptation strategies effectively
  • Lead initiatives to mitigate and adapt to climate change

This Micro-credential is for:

This micro-credential is ideal for professionals across various fields who are committed to addressing climate change. It is especially beneficial for environmental consultants, sustainability officers, urban planners, policymakers, and leaders in organizations seeking to enhance their climate resilience and adaptation strategies.

No prior experience in climate science is required, making this program accessible to anyone eager to contribute to climate action.


  • Register and complete individual courses at your own pace or select the bundle option to register for all courses in the certificate at once.
  • We recommend certificates be completed within 2 years.
  • Note, courses are subject to availability and listed courses are not guaranteed to be offered every term.

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