The Inspiring Climate Action: BC Professionals’ Adaptation Network project has released their first professional development course offering. Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals will run for four weeks and will be facilitated by Dr. Stewart Cohen, a contributing scientist to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Designed for members of Professional Associations across BC, this course will equip participants with the knowledge to

  • Explain the core concepts of climate science
  • Distinguish between weather, climate variability and climate change
  • Describe current climate trends, regional impacts and the role of adaptation
  • Analyze different regional climate change scenarios, impacts, and opportunities for adaptation and mitigation
  • Develop a high-level plan for integrating climate change adaptation into practice.

This is a four week online course offered through Royal Roads University. The start date is February 3, 2020. To learn more about this course, or to register, click here.