Climate Change Adaptation

Department Numbers
Department 1: 
NRE
Number 1: 
677.041
Description: 

Course Overview:     This 7-week seminar will delve into the specifics of climate change adaptation activities taking place in different sectors and regions, by various types of actors in the United States and internationally. Particular emphasis will be placed on understanding the different components of climate change adaptation and resilience and how stakeholders at the international, national, state, local, private and nongovernmental sector scale are taking action to address existing and projected climate impacts. The course will expose students to the conceptual and practical aspects of adaption to climate change, allowing students to obtain greater understanding of adaptation activities, barriers, needs, and opportunities.

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Credits

Minimum Credits: 
1.5
Maximum Credits: 
1.5
Graduate: 
Yes
Prerequisites: 
Graduate level standing

Terms Offered

Fall Semester: 
Yes
Winter Semester: 
No
Comments: 

This course meets in the second 7 week session of the Fall 12 term.