Online Courses

Online Courses

One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership (UN CC: Learn).

This course provides “everything you need to know” about the basics of climate change, from climate change science to governance. It contains 6 modules with each module taking about 2 hours to complete. You need to pass a quiz after each module to receive your certificate from UNITAR.

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REDD+ Academy e-course.

The REDD+ e-Academy is likely to be of use to train REDD+ decision-makers in economic and policy sectors which will be essential for the success of results-based actions such as agriculture, energy, mining, finance, and development planning. This course offers various components of REDD+, from the basics to setting reference levels, monitoring, and stakeholder engagement. It contains 12 modules with each module taking about 2 hours to complete.

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Causes of Climate Change.

This free online course provides the basis for understanding the underlying physical processes governing climate variations in the past, present, and future. In the course, we focus on explaining the main external forcing mechanisms such as the sun, volcanoes, and changes in greenhouse gasses and aerosols, which can contribute to changing the global energy budget and initiate climate variations.
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Make an Impact: Sustainability for Professionals.

Find out how to integrate a sustainable development strategy into your company with this free online course. The course will help you assess each topic about business, whatever sector interests you and wherever you are in the world, and explore how you can use your interests to influence sustainable development.
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Monitoring Climate from Space.

Explore our planet from space and learn how Earth observation is used to monitor climate change, with this free online course. Satellite Earth Observation technology provides a compelling insight into climate change which can help to underpin climate policy, scientific research, and public engagement. But how does this technology work, and how can it achieve the essential detail and comprehensive worldwide view that we need? The course is free and fully flexible – you can progress in step with other learners week by week, or take the course entirely at your own pace, with all materials available indefinitely once you have registered.
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Our Changing Climate: Past, Present and Future.

Find out more about the climate of the past and how climate change can present several risks and opportunities. This free online course from the University of Reading will take you on this fascinating journey through time. Over five weeks, we’ll explore how climate shapes the way we live, the food we eat, the water we drink, and the cities we live in.
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Climate Change Leadership.

Learn how to apply climate change leadership in your business, municipality, or organization, with this free online course. Climate change creates a situation of unprecedented urgency, complexity, and uncertainty, but also opens up new opportunities for innovation and leadership. In this free online course, you will get a view of the leadership challenges associated with climate change, as well as the new arenas that are opening up for climate action.
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Energy, the Environment and Our Future.

Our ancestors burned trees and whales far faster than nature produced more, gaining good from the energy but causing big problems. Today we burn fossil fuels, which allows us to live well but will cause even bigger problems in the future.

This online course will show the immense value we get from energy, where we get most of our energy today, why the energy system must change eventually, and why a faster change would help us. What topics will you cover? + Why Energy Matters + What is Energy? + Oil, Coal, and Natural Gas + Drilling, Fracking and Reserves + The Physics of Global Warming + The History of Global Warming What will you achieve?
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Climate change: challenges and solutions.

This course aims to explain the science of climate change, the risks it poses and the solutions available to reduce those risks. It will set contemporary human-caused climate change within the context of past natural climate variability. Then it will take a risk communication approach, balancing the ‘bad news’ about climate change impacts on natural and human systems with the ‘good news’ about potential solutions.
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Environmental challenges: Justice in Natural Resource Management.

Designing institutional arrangements that recognize ecosystem services in the values we place upon natural systems will be an important way to help govern the planet, for both present and future generations.

This course explores three approaches to rights and values and applies these to ecosystem services around the world. It also includes advice on producing press releases about environmental issues.
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Environmental challenges: Justice in Natural Resource Management.

This course is part of the Environmental Challenges program, which will enable you to explore how people and nature interact, it explores three aspects of justice and applies these to environmental issues surrounding natural resource management in the world. It also introduces Strategic Environmental Assessment and Terms of Reference.
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Environmental challenges: Hierarchy in Property Rights.

Increasing populations and social changes are pressurizing our relationship with the environment. Property rights are embedded in power structures and land management. This course explores the different ways that nature is perceived by different types of societies and the impact of property rights on natural resource management.
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Environmental challenges: Hierarchy in Property Rights.

Human conflict has both short and long-term effects on the natural world. The environment is directly impacted by pollution and explosions and can be used as a weapon of war. In the longer term, sustainable environmental management is disrupted when conflict destabilizes social systems and people are denied access to natural resources. As resources become scarcer, it might be expected that people come into conflict about access to natural resources.

This course explores three aspects of conflict and resource scarcity and applies these to explore decision-making and negotiation skills.
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Water for Livable and Resilient Cities.

Learn how water can be used in the planning of cities to improve livability in the face of climate change and population growth. Water plays a central role in almost every aspect of our urban environment and the quality of life in our cities. Alarmingly, the combined impacts of rapid population growth and climate change are now posing a severe threat to the livability and resilience of our cities.
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Climate Change: Challenges and Solutions.

The course is aimed at the level of students entering university and seeks to provide an interdisciplinary introduction to what is a broad field. It engages several experts from the University of Exeter and several partner organizations.

The course will set contemporary human-caused climate change within the context of past natural climate variability. Then it will take a risk communication approach, balancing the ‘bad news’ about climate change impacts on natural and human systems with the ‘good news’ about potential solutions. These solutions can help avoid the most dangerous climate changes and increase the resilience of societies and ecosystems to those climate changes that cannot be avoided.
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Global Warming I: The Science and Modelling of Climate Change.

This class describes the science of global warming and the forecast for humans’ impact on Earth’s climate. Intended for an audience without much scientific background but a healthy sense of curiosity, the class brings together insights and perspectives from physics, chemistry, biology, earth and atmospheric sciences, and even some economics—all based on a foundation of simple mathematics (algebra). Click Here

Global Warming II: Create your own models in python.

This class provides a series of Python programming exercises intended to explore the use of numerical modeling in the Earth system and climate sciences. The scientific background for these models is presented in a companion class, Global Warming I: The Science and Modeling of Climate Change Click Here

From Climate Science to Action.

Each part of the world faces specific vulnerabilities to climate change and has different opportunities to mitigate the effects and build resilience in the 21st century. With the ratification of the Paris Agreement, many countries have acceded to act in combatting climate change. Indeed, without climate action, decades of sustainable development is at risk, thus making this a ‘make or break’ point in time. Showcasing the most recent scientific evidence, explaining the different regional impacts and divulging climate action strategies, along with interactive tools such as a Carbon Footprint Tracker and (I) NDC Platform, this MOOC provides some opportunities, where you can take action on climate change. Click Here

Our Earth’s Future.

Our Earth’s Future is about the science of climate change and how to talk about it. You will learn from scientists in the fields of climatology, oceanography, Earth science, and anthropology who study how climate change is affecting people, populations, and ways of life. Explore the multiple lines of evidence for the human-induced climate change that is happening today, and consider what that means for the future of our planet. At the end of this course you will be able to understand key scientific principles, identify and address misconceptions, and contribute confidently to conversations about climate change. Click Here

Our Earth: Its Climate, History and Processes.

This course develop a greater appreciation for how the air, water, land, and life formed and have interacted over the last 4.5 billion years. Click Here

Introduction to the Arctic: Climate.

This course is the result of an international collaboration and provides you with an insight into our planet’s North. Following an overview of regional geography, we will focus on the cryosphere (ice), as well as the atmosphere and ocean of the region. We will learn why the Arctic is cold and ice covered, and how that impacts its climate and ecosystems. We will also consider how the Arctic is connected to the rest of the world. Finally, we will examine present day climate change, the processes driving it, and evidence for it in the Arctic, before looking at the implications in the rapidly evolving North. Click Here

Introduction to Sustainability.

This course introduces the academic approach of Sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations. The course focuses on key knowledge areas of sustainability theory and practice, including population, ecosystems, global change, energy, agriculture, water, environmental economics and policy, ethics, and cultural history. Click Here

Greening the Economy: Sustainable Cities.

How can we shape urban development towards sustainable and prosperous futures? This course will explore sustainable cities as engines for greening the economy. We place cities in the context of sustainable urban transformation and climate change. Sustainable urban transformation refers to structural transformation processes – multi-dimensional and radical change – that can effectively direct urban development towards ambitious sustainability and climate goals. This course provides key examples of activities to promote sustainable cities in Scandinavia, Europe and around the world. We utilize films and reports by WWF, the Economist Intelligence Unit, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, UN-Habitat, C40 Climate Leadership Group, Arup, Sustainia, the Rockefeller Foundation, and ongoing research projects. This course is produced by Lund University in cooperation with WWF and ICLEI. It is available for free to everyone, everywhere! Click Here

Water Resources Management and Policy.

Water management today is faced with new challenges such as climate change or the effects of human activity. Public and private stakeholders who are active in this field must develop new ways to better manage the water cycle “as a whole”. The objective of this MOOC is to develop an understanding of the problems related to water management. Firstly, this course will define a resource and, more specifically, the resource of water. It will look at how water is used and the activities associated with it as well as any potential conflicts. The course will look at water management in detail through the analysis of the different types of rights and obligations associated with, for example, the development of a multi-sectorial regulation system or a watershed management approach. Click Here

Disaster Preparedness.

The course is appropriate for any learner who is proactive about developing the core competencies of disaster readiness and survival planning. It is especially useful if you are seeking techniques that can ensure your personal protection, as well as the safety of your family, property, and belongings, during a natural disaster. In addition, it offers essential preparation for a variety of emergency situations and inconveniences, even if you do not live in major tornado, flood, hurricane, tsunami, or earthquake zone. For instance, could you and your loved ones manage without access to potable water, electricity, fuel, and banking facilities? If you are unsure of your ability to respond in any of these possible scenarios, this course is for you! Click Here

Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Countries.

This course challenges you to consider how one might lift societies out of poverty while also mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. We explore the inherent complexity of developing country governments wanting to grow their economies in a climate friendly way. You will be introduced to an approach with which to address this challenge. The approach consists of a facilitated process whereby academic researchers and high-level influential actors within society co-produce knowledge. You will track this process in four Latin American countries – Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, and South Africa. You will hear from various professionals about their contexts and the different challenges and opportunities the process includes. The course is free to enroll and take. You will be offered the option of purchasing a certificate of completion, which you become eligible for if you successfully complete the course requirements. Click Here

Turn down the Heat: From Climate Science to Action.

Each part of the world faces specific vulnerabilities to climate change and has different opportunities to mitigate the effects and build resilience in the 21st century. With the Paris Agreement at COP 21, the global community has signaled its intent to act. Indeed, without climate action, decades of development progress are threatened, meaning that we are at a ‘make it or break it’ point in time. This course presents the most recent scientific evidence, explains the different regional impacts and divulge climate action strategies, and some opportunities for you to take action on climate change. Click Here

Our Energy Future.

This course is designed to introduce students to the issues of energy in the 21st century – including food and fuels – which are inseparably linked – and will discuss energy production and utilization from the biology, engineering, economics, climate science, and social science perspectives. This course will cover the current production and utilization of energy, as well as the consequences of this use, examining finite fossil energy reserves, how food and energy are linked, impacts on the environment and climate, and the social and economic impacts of our present energy and food production and use. Click Here

China’s Perspective on Climate Change.

This course will provide China’s perspectives, policies, actions and effects on global climate changes to the international community. You will learn about the challenges and opportunities we are faced with on global climate in the world and in China, and will familiarize yourself with main policies, technical routines and international regulations. The knowledge presented in this course will benefit your understanding of significant theories and practical problems such as the energy revolution, economic development transition, low carbon economy development and the ecological civilization construction. Click Here

Greening the Economy: Lessons from Scandinavia

How can we live a good life on one planet with over seven billion people? This course will explore greening the economy on four levels – individual, business, city, and nation. We will look at the relationships between these levels and give many practical examples of the complexities and solutions across the levels. Click Here

Essential Tools for the Low Carbon Economy.

Investigate global climate change policies and learn the essential skills organisations need to be financially competitive in a low carbon economy. Want to be a key player in transitioning your organisation to the low carbon economy? This course is ideally suited to business managers, financial managers, business-intelligent analysts and data scientists interested in remaining competitive in a low carbon economy. This course will equip you with the knowledge and essential skills to manage the risks and opportunities of transitioning to the low carbon economy. Click Here

The Future of Farming: Exploring Climate Smart Agriculture.

Discover Climate Smart Agriculture and how it could be applied to farming Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) offers one possible approach based on three principles: Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions, Adaption to climate change, and Stable or increased food productivity. Throughout this course we will encourage you to explore these principles and take a critical look at how they could be translated into practice, using the examples of dairy farming and wine production in the EU. Click Here

Climate Justice: Lessons from the Global South.

Understand how we can balance human needs with caring for the planet with this free online course about climate change. Climate change is a global problem we all must face. This course will deal with some of the key issues related to the ethical dimensions implied by climate change – learning especially from the problems faced as well as the resilience models formulated by the marginalized sectors of society or the so-called “Global South” Click Here

Making sense of climate science denial.

Climate change is real, so why the controversy and debate? Learn to make sense of the science and to respond to climate change denial. In public discussions, climate change is a highly controversial topic. However, in the scientific community, there is little controversy with 97% of climate scientists concluding humans are causing global warming. This course examines the science of climate science denial. Click Here

Environmental Humanities: Remarking Nature

Learn how the new Environmental Humanities field is shaping how we understand environmental issues, with this free online course. In Environmental Humanities: Remaking Nature, you’ll get a broad overview of an emerging area of interdisciplinary research that reframes contemporary environmental challenges using approaches from philosophy, literature, language, history, anthropology, cultural studies and the arts. Click Here

How to change the world. (Coursera).

How can we use the things we share in common to address some of the most challenging problems facing the world? This course examines issues concerning poverty, the environment, technology, health care, gender, education and activism to helps us understand better how to initiate positive change. Click Here

Rise-up: Climate Change Education(edX).

This is a hands-on course that makes use of videos, lesson plans and online games developed by the IDB’s “Rise-Up: Education Against Climate Change” initiative with examples coming directly from Latin America and the Caribbean. It is intended to assist elementary and high-school teachers or teachers-in-training in the launch of climate change education and actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change in their school community. Click Here

Climate Change and Extreme Weather.

This module discusses how a changing climate can also lead to changes in extreme weather events on the local scale. The role of natural variability is also explained. The module describes how climate change can have both positive and negative effects, depending on the situation, location, and the vulnerability of the population. While research on climate change and extreme events is still relatively new, the module discusses what changes scientists think are likely if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise. Click Here

Climate Change and Regional Impacts.

This short module is an overview of the different effects climate change produces in different regions of the United States. In addition to discussing impacts already being experienced, the module presents information on how climate scientists use specialized models and statistical techniques to estimate how regional climates are likely to change in the future. Click Here

Climate Change and Sea Level Rise.

This module looks at how increasing temperatures due to climate change have affected sea level rise and what effects scientist expect in the future, given rising greenhouse gas emissions. The various mechanisms of sea level rise are discussed, as well as the tools and research used to study this topic. The module also discusses how countries and communities are preparing for future increases in sea levels. Click Here

Climate Change: Fitting the Pieces Together.

This module discusses climate change, particularly as it is currently being affected by increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases emitted by human activities. It also covers signs of climate change, how scientists study climate, the current thinking on future changes, and what can be done to minimize the effects. Updated in 2012. Click Here

Climate Variability and Change Lectures, July 2013.

This lesson presents 13 recorded presentations from the 29 July–2 August, 2013 offering of the Climate Variability and Change Virtual Course (CVCVC). This five-day live facilitated online course provided an extensive background on a range of climate variability and change topics with an emphasis on developing communication skills for challenging climate topics. The topics covered in this course, while aimed primarily at NOAA operational climate services delivery staff will also be helpful for others who already possess a basic level of understanding of climate science. Click Here

Introduction to Climate Models.

This module explains how climate models work. Because the modeling of both weather and climate share many similarities, the content throughout this module draws frequent comparisons and highlights the differences. We explain not only how, but why climate models differ from weather models. To do so, we explore the difference between weather and climate, then show how models are built to simulate climate and generate the statistics that describe it. We conclude with a discussion of models are tuned and tested. Click Here

The Local Climate Analysis Tool (LCAT)

This lesson offers users of climate information a demonstration of the utility of the Local Climate Analysis Tool (LCAT) for water resources applications. The training follows a NOAA Climate Resilience Toolkit case study in Tampa, Florida, and illustrates how LCAT analyses can be used to inform the steps to climate resilience outlined in the Toolkit. Click Here

Managing for a Changing Climate.

This course will provide an integrative understanding of the components of the climate system including the range of natural climate variability and external drivers of climate change, in addition to the impacts of a changing climate on multiple sectors such as the economy, policy, ecosystems, and indigenous populations.
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Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Countries.

This course challenges you to consider how one might lift societies out of poverty while also mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. We explore the inherent complexity of developing country governments wanting to grow their economies in a climate-friendly way. You will be introduced to an approach with which to address this challenge. The approach consists of a facilitated process whereby academic researchers and high-level influential actors within society co-produce knowledge. You will track this process in four Latin American countries – Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, and South Africa.
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Climate Justice: Lessons from the Global South

Climate change is a global problem we all must face. This course will deal with some of the key issues related to the ethical dimensions implied by climate change – learning especially from the problems faced as well as the resilience models formulated by the marginalized sectors of society or the so-called “Global South”.

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Renewable Energy and Climate Change.

Think someone should do something to save our planet from Climate Change? The Earth is in a CLIMATE CRISIS and needs you. Yes, YOU!! Right now, we are in the Emergency Room and need to act quickly. Take this Easy-to-understand STEP-BY-STEP course on Renewable Energy and Climate Change, if YOU want to help. Even the smallest things YOU DO can SAVE our planet!
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The complete starter guide to climate change.

This is a streamlined course to take you from knowing nothing about Climate Change to giving you all the knowledge to be well-rounded about the topic. This course should enable you to, with confidence, discuss the Climate Change issue with other people. In this course, we are using scientific knowledge and measurable data to present our information. No worries though, we are simplifying all the scientific information to be understandable by everyone.
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Climate Change.

Find out how climate change will affect us, why we should care about it, and what solutions we can employ. Climate change is the biggest global challenge the human race has ever faced. Our insatiable demand for energy from fossil fuels is changing the atmosphere, and in turn, changing our climate. Climate change is already affecting the physical surface of the earth, the environment that provides our life support, our food supply, economy, and society. These changes will accelerate over the next few decades.
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Climate Change.

Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This free course explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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Online diploma in Community based Adaptation to climate change. (Needs to be paid for)

The Center for Sustainable Development (CSDi) provides live training workshops and a climate change online course module for development organizations, grassroot organizations, nonprofit staff and individuals interested in community based adaptation. This climate change training presents an ‘online field experience,’ and lead participants in the process of developing sustainable, self-sufficient communities. This blended learning program will lead you through the development of a real project, in real time, in a real village, and leave you with the practical field tools to sustain it.

The course will equip you with the tools and techniques you need to improve current project effectiveness, to introduce community-based adaptation into organizational programming, and to generate new projects. This practical training course is appropriate for administrators, policymakers, all levels of practitioners as well as for students of development.
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Climate policy & public finance.

This online course, developed by UN CC: Learn and UNDP, with support from the Government of Sweden, aims to support policy makers in understanding how to optimize countries’ public expenditures by taking into account the projected climate change impacts.

This tutorial is free of charge and has been developed by the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) as part of the regional project “Strengthening the Governance of Climate Change Finance to Benefit the Poor and Vulnerable in Asia and the Pacific”, implemented by the UN Development Programme (UNDP).
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Climate change and food security.

Climate change happens in different ways, ranging from increased climate variability and gradual changes in temperature and precipitation, to increased frequency and intensity of extreme events.

In this lesson you will see some examples of how climate change impacts on food insecure and vulnerable people. You will also look at the interactions between climate change and food security determinants at global level.
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UNESCO course for secondary teachers on climate change education for sustainable development (CCESD)

This course has been created to bring climate change education outside the science classroom into the many other subject areas upon which climate change now has an impact, or will impact in the future, such as ethics, social studies, economics, political science, among others. The Course Framework and Overview sets the stage for the course, providing background on Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development (CCESD), course rationale, module overviews, and practical hints and tips for organizing and giving the course.
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Climate Change: Risks and Opportunities for the Finance Sector

With record levels of greenhouse gas emissions in the last 4 years, and record levels of weather-related impacts, costs, and financial losses, it is clear that climate change is here to stay, and that its physical, political, economic, and financial implications will only sharpen in coming years and decades.

This course will look at climate-related financial risks and opportunities, including topics such as physical and transition risks, mitigation, adaptation, the shift to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy for financial institutions, and emerging disclosure frameworks. This course is supported by CAF – Latin American Development Bank. This course will target Executives and middle management from financial institutions such as banks, insurers, re-insurers, and fund managers, from both developed and developing regions.
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Drought forecasting and warning: Principles and applications.

This e-learning course is based on the results developed within the DEWFORA project and aims to provide the participant with an in-depth understanding of drought early warning and forecasting. It is centered on various key questions that DEWFORA proposes as a protocol for the design and implementation of drought forecasting and early warning:
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Climate Change and Resilient Cities.

Many countries struggle with the consequences of unsustainable growth programs, affecting the climate, people, and natural resources. Local authorities and their inhabitants are faced with droughts, floods, air pollution, land degradation, deforestation, and rising sea levels. By developing sustainable growth policies, local governments in partnership with the community, can improve the quality of life of citizens and contribute to protecting the global environment.

This course discusses how local authorities can respond and adapt to climate change, plan and implement solutions for environmental and natural resource challenges, and promote more sustainable ways of development. Leading international experts and practitioners will share the latest insights on climate change adaptation and mitigation and the impact on local authorities.
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Local Government Climate Adaptation Training.

This training was developed with the assistance of EPA’s Local Government Advisory Committee. The video portions of the training have captioning for those who are hearing impaired. Completing the training will take about 30 minutes. Handout: Community-Based Adaptation To A Changing Climate. Questions about this training? Email: Climate Adaptation (
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Climate Change Effects on Forests and Grasslands.

What You Need to Know is the second education module in a series of three. It gives a brief overview of current and projected climate change effects on water resources, vegetation, wildlife, and disturbances, specifically geared toward forest and grassland ecosystems.
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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments.

This course is designed to guide conservation and resource management practitioners in two essential elements in the design of climate adaptation plans. Specifically, it will guide in identifying which species or systems are likely to be most strongly affected by projected changes; and understanding why these resources are likely to be vulnerable, including the interaction between climate shifts and existing stressors.
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Climate Learning Network eLearning Program.

The training courses here can help you acquire the tools, skills, and knowledge you need to manage your climate-related risks and opportunities. All courses are free of charge and are offered in at least one of three formats: online audio-visual presentations (“Online, Self-Guided” and “Tool Tutorial”), training webinars (“Online, Scheduled Lecture Series”), and residence training courses (“Onsite, Instructor-Led”).

The course is designed for planners, public works staff, floodplain managers, hazard mitigation planners, sustainability managers, emergency managers, community groups, members of civic organizations, and coastal resource managers.
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Climate Signals and Extreme Weather Events.

The NWS Climate Services Division Seminar Series was created to build capacity in NWS field offices on climate-related topics. Speakers are chosen based on suggestions from NWS field offices for topics of interest. Seminars will be announced via the NWS Climate listserv and will be held approximately monthly.

This training is designed for public, private, and tribal natural resource managers across the Midwest and Northeast who are interested in actively enhancing the ability of forests to cope with changing conditions. Individuals and small teams can participate in FAPP training. Bringing a small team may help projects thoroughly consider a variety of management goals and considerations – including woods, water, wildlife, and other factors.
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Forest Adaptation Planning and Practices.

Forest Adaptation Planning and Practices (FAPP) is an active, hands-on training to help natural resources managers incorporate climate change considerations into their real-world forest management projects.
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Interpreting Climate Change.

On this site, you will find a variety of ways to hone your knowledge and skills for interpreting climate change. These modules are designed for self-study — in your own time and at your own pace. These learning resources have been developed by a dedicated group of your colleagues (see the acknowledgments and citation page) — if you know any of them, please take the time to thank them for their dedication to this effort.

There are several ways to engage with this material as outlined below — either in-depth with each of the study guides, or dip into the content as you need it and whenever you have time. The content is presented in a way that can be updated and revised, due to the evolving nature of this challenging topic.
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Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate.

This MOOC enhances knowledge and skills for tackling complex issues such as resilience and transformation, sustainable development, ecosystem management, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, and how they can be operationalized. It will benefit disaster managers and practitioners, climate change adaptation professionals, development planners, project implementers, and policy makers.

The course will be delivered through a series of lectures and case studies, quizzes, and peer-reviewed exercises, along with additional study materials provided to the students. Lectures will be available through videos as well as online documents and will be geared for students who may not have access to high-speed internet so they can follow the course. Students will be provided the opportunity to enhance their critical thinking through real-life and fictitious problem-solving exercises. Each week will feature an international expert who will be available to respond to questions and interact with students.
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Climate Change: The Science.

Master the basics of Climate Science so you can better understand the news, evaluate scientific evidence, and explain global warming to anyone. 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.

This course will give you the knowledge you need, and practice communicating about climate change.
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