CLIM065 Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals

 
 
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Course Description

Professionals working in British Columbia are increasingly aware of the need for adaptation strategies but may be unsure where to start. This course will provide participants from a range of disciplinary and professional backgrounds with an overview of the current state of knowledge on climate science and a grounding in the core concepts supporting climate change adaptation.

Participants will gain an understanding of regional climate trends, risks, and their implications for human and natural systems, the role of adaptation in risk reduction, and an understanding of how science-based information and tools can be used in strategic adaptation planning.

Learner Outcomes

After completing the course you will be able to:

  • Explain the core concepts of climate science
  • Distinguish between weather, climate variability and climate change
  • Describe current climate trends, regional impacts and the role of adaptation
  • Analyze different regional climate change scenarios, impacts, and opportunities for adaptation and mitigation
  • Develop a high-level plan for integrating climate change adaptation into practice

 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals
Type
Online
Dates
Apr 29, 2024 to May 26, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $750.00
Instructors/Guest Speakers
  • Stewart Cohen
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: May 1, 2024
   Withdrawal Deadline: May 13, 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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