E.g., Tuesday, September 23, 2014
E.g., Tuesday, September 23, 2014
E.g., Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Sep 22nd 2014

This course is all about energy: what it is, how it is produced, the positive and negative effects, and renewable energy technology. Experts from UC San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and industry will explain concepts and present information on this important topic. Come learn all about energy and what our future holds!

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Sep 15th 2014

Over 70% of our planet is ocean, and life itself evolved in the sea so come and join us on this tour of Planet Ocean!

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Sep 15th 2014

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

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Aug 11th 2014

This course develops an interdisciplinary understanding of the social, political, economic and scientific perspectives on climate change.

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Jun 21st 2014

How can we use the things we share in common to address some of the most challenging problems facing the world? This course examines issues concerning poverty, the environment, technology, health care, gender, education and activism to helps us understand better how to initiate positive change.

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Jun 2nd 2014

How will climate change affect the availability of water in the Western United States—where water is already the most precious natural resource? What water management challenges does the Western U.S. face? How do we manage natural disasters like drought, wildfire, and flooding? This course engages participants with cutting-edge science in exploring these and other questions about the intersection of climate change and water management in the West.

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Mar 1st 2014

Is abortion wrong? Should we eat animals? What is our responsibility to the world’s poor? This course will encourage you to examine your ethical beliefs on topics relevant to the ancient question posed by Socrates: “How am I to live?”

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Feb 19th 2014

An introduction to the physics of the climate system and the basic science underpinning discussions of anthropogenic climate change.

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Jan 27th 2014

It is now becoming clear that without necessary climate action, the world may become 4°C warmer by the end of this century. As this threatens to roll back decades of development progress, this is a ‘make or break’ point. This course presents the most recent scientific evidence as well as some of the opportunities for urgent action.

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Jan 13th 2014

This course aims to explain the science of climate change, the risks it poses, and the solutions available to reduce those risks.

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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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May 15th 2013

One of the greatest challenges of our time is to address global environmental changes, such as climate change and biodiversity loss, that may harm the health of billions of people worldwide.

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