E.g., Friday, February 5, 2016
E.g., Friday, February 5, 2016
E.g., Friday, February 5, 2016
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Explores the physical processes that control Earth's atmosphere, ocean, and climate. Quantitative methods for constructing mass and energy budgets. Topics include clouds, rain, severe storms, regional climate, the ozone layer, air pollution, ocean currents and productivity, the seasons, El Niño, the history of Earth's climate, global warming, energy, and water resources.

Average: 2 (1 vote)
Jan 18th 2016

Develop a greater appreciation for how the air, water, land, and life formed and have interacted over the last 4.5 billion years.

Average: 6.5 (2 votes)
Jan 11th 2016

Find out how climate change will affect us, why we should care about it, and what solutions we can employ.

Average: 9 (6 votes)
Nov 30th 2015

Explore our planet from space and learn how Earth observation is used to monitor climate change, with this free online course.

Average: 7.7 (6 votes)
Nov 9th 2015

Find out more about the climate of the past and how climate change can present a number of risks and opportunities.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)
Sep 15th 2015

The first course in a comprehensive series designed to prepare you for the AP Environmental Science exam, focusing on the living world and evolution.

Average: 1 (2 votes)
Sep 1st 2015

Explore how climate change, water availability, and engineering innovation are key challenges for our planet.

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Apr 1st 2015

This course combines an overview of the science behind water and climate in the Western United States with a survey of the major legal, political, and cultural issues focused on this precious resource.

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Feb 2nd 2015

L’ambition du cours est de confronter ses participants aux enjeux techniques, économiques, sociaux et environnementaux du XXIe siècle. Ces enjeux sont par nature très fortement couplés et complexes. Ils exigent une approche interdisciplinaire, afin d’adopter un vrai questionnement, au delà des préjugés et idées reçues.

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Sep 29th 2014

This class describes the science of global warming and the forecast for humans’ impact on Earth’s climate. Intended for an audience without much scientific background but a healthy sense of curiosity, the class brings together insights and perspectives from physics, chemistry, biology, earth and atmospheric sciences, and even some economics—all based on a foundation of simple mathematics (algebra).

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Jul 1st 2014

This course views climate change from a variety of perspectives at the intersection of the natural sciences, technology, and the social sciences and humanities.

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Sep 30th 2013

Climate Literacy tackles the scientific and socio-political dimensions of climate change. This course introduces the basics of the climate system, models and predictions, human and natural impacts, mitigative and adaptive responses, and the evolution of climate policy.

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