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What you will learn

  • Navigate the National Climate Assessment as a resource for information about impacts and adaptation

  • Describe how place and context relate to climate risk and potential mitigation and adaptation choices

  • Identify opportunities for communities, governments, and businesses to manage climate risks

  • Explain the challenges and competing interests that make climate change a difficult issue for communities, governments, and businesses to address

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Beginner Level
Approx. 6 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado Boulder

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Sectoral Impacts and Adaptation

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 56 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Water5m
Transportation6m
Energy7m
Agriculture5m
Forests6m
Human Health7m
Coasts and Oceans9m
1 reading
Fourth National Climate Assessment10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 3.130m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Regional Impacts and Adaptation

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 51 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
West (SW and NW)8m
Middle (Midwest and GP)9m
Alaska8m
Islands (HI and Caribbean)7m
Interview with David Reidmiller10m
1 reading
Fourth National Climate Assessment10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 3.230m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Taking Climate Action

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 54 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
7 videos
Household13m
Community - Part 17m
Community - Part 29m
Business - Part 1 7m
Business - Part 28m
Where Do You Fit?4m
1 reading
Quiz Instructions10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 3.330m
Reflecting on Climate Risks and Climate Actions30m

About the Exploring Our Responses to Climate Change Specialization

Exploring Our Responses to Climate Change

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