Climate Change

14 weeks Course

Overview

In this course, students will research and discuss issues related to global climate change, developing skills in innovative thinking, research, political awareness, ethical reasoning, debating, and communicating on-line and in writing. Students will develop an awareness of the current scientific certainties and evidence of global warming, adaption to a changing global climate and current political issues at a global and national level; including topics such as weather and climate, climate history, Earth's energy balance and climate change, greenhouse effect, International agreements, ethical responsibility of individuals, corporations and governments and the conflictions between national economic interests and the environment.

Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at www.textnet.ca.

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.