Intro to Climate Policy for Climate Adaptation Professionals

May 1, 2021 - 9:00am(PDT/PST)
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“Intro to Climate Policy for Climate Adaptation Professionals” course (link) Organized by the Adaptation Learning Network (ALN) and Vancouver Island University.

This four-week, fully online asynchronous course will inform participants about climate adaptation policy in Canada and BC. It will allow them to consider how climate policy from international to local levels informs their professional functions and day to day activities on the job. The course will cover, among other things, the basics of environmental policy, differences between climate mitigation and climate adaptation policy, overviews of key policy actors and tools, and policy gaps.

It will also consider, in detail, examples of current policy-driven climate adaptation measures in specific areas from engineering to agriculture to hydrology and beyond.
The course format will include short video lecture content, interviews with national to local experts, discussions and activities, resources and readings to respond to, and a final capstone activity.

Cost: $395

Course is offered online.  May 1 - May 31, 2021.  PDH = 15

To register, go to  Intro to Climate Policy for Climate Adaptation Professionals online course beginning May 1