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Planetary Climate Change
Dave Dempsey, San Francisco State University
What are weather and climate, how has climate changed in the past, how do we know, what causes climate to change, and how can we predict future climate? Planetary Climate Change explores scientists' current ...
Human Dimensions of Climate Change: Past and Future
Persaram Batra, Mount Holyoke College
In this course we will examine how rapid climate change has affected human civilizations in the past and how it might in the future. Through a critical reading of the literature and by analysis and discussion we ...
Global Climate Change
This interdisciplinary courses focuses on how and why Earth's climate has changed thoughout its history and how it is likely to change in the near future. It draws from geology, chemistry, meteorology, ...
Earth System and Climate
Anna Breuninger, University of Alaska Anchorage
An introduction to global climate change with an Earth Systems approach. The focus will be current climate change put into the context of climate change at a geologic time scale.
Global Climate Change and Earth History
Bob Mackay, Clark College
This course introduces students to Global Change Science through lecture presentations, classroom discussions, assigned readings, and activities designed specifically to complement lecture topics. The course is ...
Mock Environmental Summit
Rebecca Teed, Wright State University-Main Campus
At the end of a six-week class or unit on global warming, students role-play representatives from various countries and organizations at an international summit on global warming. -
Jessica Kleiss, Lewis and Clark College
Introduction to the earth's climate from a physical, earth-systems perspective. Prehistoric and historic fluctuations in the earth's climate, the current climate system, and projections for future climate ...
Mea Cook, Williams College
The content of the class is 1/3 climate dynamics, 1/3 climate history, and 1/3 recent/future climate change.
Ethics and Climate Change
Lauren Nichols, Program on Values in Society and Program on Environment, University of Washington - Seattle
This course addresses ethical issues related to climate change such as: Why is climate change an ethical issue? What would constitute a just allocation of the burdens of climate change? In what ways does ...
Climate and Global Change
Katherine Straub, Susquehanna University
The objective of this course is to analyze the issue of global warming from multiple perspectives, including science, policy, law, and economics, with a particular emphasis on critical reading and writing skills. ...