Course description

Climate change is more than just an environmental challenge. In this course, the social, health, economic, justice and other impacts of climate change will be explored. Important global groups and initiatives that are working in this space will be introduced, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Sustainable Development Goals and othes. The course also outlines the strategies needed for each major source of emissions and highlights how climate action is also an opportunity to build a better society.

Course details

Hours: 2
Credits: 0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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This course is part of the following micro-credential(s):


Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery