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Climate Change: The Science

The University of British Columbia via edX

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  • Provider edX
  • Subject Climate Change
  • $ Cost Free Online Course
  • Session Self Paced
  • Language English
  • Certificate $49 Certificate Available
  • Effort 2-5 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 7 weeks long

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Overview

Do you want to talk about climate change from an informed perspective? Are you interested in how global warming works? Climate change is the biggest challenge of our time, and climate science is critical to finding solutions. How can we make the best decisions about our present and future? By taking this course, you can be part of the global conversation. 

Climate Change: The Science is an introduction to climate science basics. We’ll discuss flows of energy and carbon in Earth’s climate system, how climate models work, climate history, and future forecasts.

This course will give you the knowledge you need, and practice communicating about climate change. You’ll meet people from around the world with a huge range of local and regional climate change issues. Join us, learn the science, and share your own stories.

Taught by

Sara E. Harris

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T.m.mohamed U
4.0 3 years ago
T.m.mohamed completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
This course give overview about climate change as well as models used to predict climate change. As for as this course concern, it give some basic understanding regarding climate change. People who are all interested to know about climate change and future of it, then this is for them :)
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