University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Mar 02, 2024  
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GEOG 622 - Climate Solutions: Local to Global Perspectives

(3 units)
Broad exploration of current climate change. Emphasizes challenge of identifying and implementing appropriate societal responses. Includes surveys of mitigation, adaptation, and Earth system engineering.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate knowledge, comprehension, and application of scientific basis of contemporary climate change and associated impacts.
2. demonstrate knowledge, comprehension, and application of ways the rate of climate change could be slowed or reversed through mitigation and geoengineering and impacts lessened through adaptation.
3. demonstrate knowledge, comprehension, and application of key biophysical and social challenges associated with such climate solutions.
4. analyze different climate solutions in terms of their benefits, costs, ethical considerations, and other challenges.
5. synthesize their understanding by proposing and exploring different combinations of climate solutions in different geographic and social contexts.
6. evaluate different climate solutions and positions originating within and outside of class (e.g., advocacy groups, governments, industries).


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