Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals for Professionals

February 3, 2020 - 1:00pm(PDT/PST)
Location: 
NEW online course

Climate Change Adaptation Course for Professionals

February 3 - March 3, 2020

tina-rolf-yuF2B5Zyz88-unsplash.jpgThe Inspiring Climate Action: BC Professionals’ Adaptation Network project has released their first professional development course. Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals will be facilitated by Dr. Stewart Cohen, a contributing scientist to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Designed for members of Professional Associations across BC, this course will equip participants with the knowledge 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, and develop a high-level plan for integrating climate change adaptation into practice.

Learning Objectives:

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
  • Analyse different regional climate change scenarios, impacts, and opportunities for adaptation and mitigation
  • Develop a high-level plan for integrating climate change adaptation into practice.

Online delivery is through Royal Roads University.  Regsiter online. For more information and to register for  this course click here

Cost: $295 + gst