Planning with Climate Change in Mind (Coursera)

Planning with Climate Change in Mind (Coursera)
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Planning with Climate Change in Mind (Coursera)
This course focuses on the climate impacts occurring and expected to occur across the United States. Our approach will be regional and sectoral, with consideration of impacts on water resources, transportation, energy, agriculture, forests, health, and coastal/marine resources. We will also look at how you can apply information about climate risks to motivate climate action in your household, in your community, or in your workplace.

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

- Navigate the National Climate Assessment as a resource for information about impacts and adaptation

- Describe how place and context relate to climate risk and potential mitigation and adaptation choices

- Identify opportunities for communities, governments, and businesses to manage climate risks

- Explain the challenges and competing interests that make climate change a difficult issue for communities, governments, and businesses to address

Course 3 of 3 in the Exploring Our Responses to Climate Change Specialization


Syllabus


WEEK 1

Sectoral Impacts and Adaptation


Climate change affects almost all sectors of our economy. This module will summarize key messages regarding these impacts, drawing upon the Fourth National Climate Assessment.


WEEK 2

Regional Impacts and Adaptation

Across the country, climate impacts are occurring. These impacts often affect the places and resources that are intertwined with our livelihoods and identities. This module takes a regional approach, drawing upon the Fourth National Climate Assessment.


WEEK 3

Taking Climate Action

This module provides examples and resources for taking climate action on your own.



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