CLIM045 The Financial Impact of Climate Change


Course Description

In this course, you'll be introduced to the financial risks and impacts associated with climate change. This introductory course is designed for those with little or no previous experience in climate-related finance or economics, though a basic understanding of climate science is presumed.

Course Outline

In this course, you will:

  • Explore risk pathways that link climate and economic systems
  • Understand financial impacts associated with physical risks related to direct and indirect exposure to climate hazards in the value chain
  • Learn about transition risks arising from abrupt transitions to a low-carbon economy
  • Examine civil liability and litigation risks related to climate change
  • Analyze systemic risks transmitted throughout the economy

Learner Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the foundational relationship between climate change and the economy
  • Identify exposure and vulnerability to climate-related financial risks within your organization
  • Develop the groundwork for effective planning and decision-making for mitigation and adaptation

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Section Title
The Financial Impact of Climate Change
Nov 12, 2024 to Dec 08, 2024
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Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $750.00
Instructors/Guest Speakers
Section Notes
Course Drop or Withdrawal
A course drop or withdrawal can be requested by students through the Student Portal. Deadline dates for each noted below:
   Drop Deadline: Nov 14, 2024
   Withdrawal Deadline: Nov 25, 2024
Course Transfer
Students wishing to transfer sections or courses should contact PCS directly for support.

All drops, withdrawals and transfers are subject to the applicable Refund Policy.
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