Course section topics:
Climate change is a complex challenge currently facing the world’s social and ecological systems. This course offers an introduction to the theoretical and practical understanding of climate change issues; utilizing Canadian and international case studies. The course will examine historical climate records and assess related social, environmental and economic impacts, while also considering scientific forecasts. Review of the challenges, opportunities, and risks associated with large-sector-emitters including carbon dioxide via coal combustion and oil and natural gas operations, as well as methane contributions from agriculture sector will be provided. Climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies within a transition to a low-carbon future will also be covered.
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
39 hours in total
Open to registration until Nov 1, 2019. Registering at least one week before the deadline is recommended as this class may fill up or be cancelled due to low enrolment.
$995 - Add to Cart
In Person course delivery
Enterprise SquareEdmonton, Alberta
Nov 1Fri 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Nov 15Fri 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Nov 2 - Nov 3Sat, Sun 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Nov 16 - Nov 17Sat, Sun 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
ERM Program Officeerm@ualberta.ca780-492-3158 or 780-492-5532