This 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. It 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.
Course dates: March 1 to March 31, 2021, Section Code: S21W01
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Module 1: Foundations of Climate Change Policy
Module 2: Climate Change Adaptation Policy: A Deep Dive
Module 3: Applications and Practice for Industry Professionals
Module 4: Capstone Activity