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University of Colorado Boulder

Planning with Climate Change in Mind

University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera


This course focuses on the climate impacts occurring and expected to occur across the United States. Our approach will be regional and sectoral, with consideration of impacts on water resources, transportation, energy, agriculture, forests, health, and coastal/marine resources. We will also look at how you can apply information about climate risks to motivate climate action in your household, in your community, or in your workplace.


  • Sectoral Impacts and Adaptation
    • Climate change affects almost all sectors of our economy. This module will summarize key messages regarding these impacts, drawing upon the Fourth National Climate Assessment.
  • Regional Impacts and Adaptation
    • Across the country, climate impacts are occurring. These impacts often affect the places and resources that are intertwined with our livelihoods and identities. This module takes a regional approach, drawing upon the Fourth National Climate Assessment.
  • Taking Climate Action
    • This module provides examples and resources for taking climate action on your own.

Taught by

Joseph Casola

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