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Beginner Level
Approx. 13 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction and Climate Science

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 97 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
A Public Health Perspective on Climate Change14m
Climate Change and Health: A Conversation with Gina McCarthy19m
The Climate is Changing11m
Looking Ahead: The New Climate Normal6m
Climate Change and Small Island States: A Conversation with Rufus Ewing20m
Enhancing Urgency: IPCC Global Warming of 1.5°C Report20m
1 reading
Introduction and Climate Science Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Public Health Perspective

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 111 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
The Defining Public Health Issue for the 21st Century11m
Threat & Opportunity: How Climate Changes Health14m
Who is Most Vulnerable?15m
Cities on the Climate Frontline12m
The View from New York City: A Conversation with Tom Matte20m
Climate and Health Governance for Cities18m
Cities on the Climate Change Frontline: A Conversation with Mila Freire15m
1 reading
Public Health Perspective Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Assessment Frameworks and Case Study

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 93 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Overview of Climate & Health Policy13m
City Health Adaption Activities13m
Case Study: Climate and Health Adaption in Barcelona City: A Conversation with Joan Ramon Villalbi16m
The Barcelona Public Policy Center: A Conversation with Vicente Navarro6m
Assessing Climate Change & Health in the US10m
Maryland's Climate and Health Program: A Conversation with Clifford Mitchell14m
Bringing Health to the Forefront of Assessment17m
1 reading
Assessment Frameworks and Case Study Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Policies and Practices

4 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 146 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
Data Needs for Climate and Health Policy: Part I8m
Data Needs for Climate and Health Policy: Part II10m
Early Warning Systems16m
Transcending Sectoral Boundaries20m
Financing Climate Adaption Infrastructure: A Conversation with Bernard Sheahan16m
The Challenge of Communicating about Climate Change: Part I14m
The Challenge of Communicating about Climate Change: Part II11m
Communication Overview Part One - How-To Tutorial10m
Communications Overview Part Two: How-To Tutorial19m
Looking to the Future - Public Health Speaking Out on Climate Change: A Conversation with Al Sommer16m
2 readings
Policies and Practices Readings10m
Early Warning System Assignment Instructions10m
1 practice exercise
Early Warning System Assignment1h

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