Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to Climate Change

    • Understanding Climate Change

    • Causes of Climate Change

    • Impacts of Climate Change

    • 5 Things to Know About Climate Change in the Caribbean

    • Climate Change & The Bahamas

    • What is Climate Justice?

    • Is Climate Change a Myth? Quiz

  • 2

    Climate Change & Extreme Disaster Events

    • Link Between Climate Change and Extreme Disaster Events

    • Climate Change, Disasters & Human and Environmental Systems

    • Exploring Human Vulnerability & Disaster Risk

    • Fueled by Climate Change, Hurricane Dorian Devastates the Bahamas in “Unprecedented Disaster”

    • A Look at the Impacts of Climate-Influenced Disasters: The Bahamas & Hurricane Dorian

    • A Look at Media Not Acknowledging a Climate Crisis

    • Test Your Disaster Knowledge

  • 3

    Climate Justice & Vulnerable Groups

    • Climate Change is a Social Justice Issue

    • This Is Just How Unfair Climate Change Is

    • Climate Change & Human Vulnerability

    • Introduction to Climate Change and Vulnerability

    • Climate Change & Vulnerable Groups

    • Factors Affecting Vulnerability

    • Human Vulnerability & UN Sustainable Development Goals

    • Human Vulnerability in a Changing Climate Quiz

  • 4

    Displacement Through A Climate Change Lens

    • Introduction to Human Displacement through a Climate Change Lens

    • Linking Climate Change and Human Displacement

    • Discussion on Climate Change Displacement in the USA

    • Fast Facts about Climate Change and Migration

    • Climate Change Will Displace Millions. Here's How We Prepare.

    • Human Mobility & Climate Change Quiz

  • 5

    Climate Change & Me

    • What Can I Do About Climate Change?

    • Climate Justice is Social Justice

    • In Fighting Climate Change, What’s an Individual to Do?

    • How You Can Stop Global Warming

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the module you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an up-to-date understanding of the basic principles and science behind climate change, in particular human influences, societal consequences and the benefits of environmental sustainability

  • Reflect on the future impacts of climate change on the lives of people and think of provocative ways to adapt to or reduce these negative impacts

  • Understand the linkages between climate change and disaster risk, human displacement, and vulnerable groups