Course description

This course introduces the basic science of climate change, including the greenhouse gas effect, its impacts on climate and how human activity is a major driver of climate change. Key concepts, including feedback loops, climate vs weather, and global impacts are covered. The good news is that we have all of the solutions that we need to turn things around and that change is already afoot and everyone can play a role in buiding the needed momentum to achieve a climate safe future.

Course details

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

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Starts: Mar. 3, 2024
Ends: Mar. 9, 2024
Campus: Online
Cost: $95.00

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2023. Spring 2024 registration opens February 26, 2024.

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