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Are you concerned about climate change? Would you like to learn how to address and respond to this challenge? If so, this course is for you. Act on Climate: Steps to Individual, Community, and Political Action is intended to help learners understand, address and respond to climate change as individuals and in partnership with their communities and political leaders. The course focuses on how to translate learning into action on climate change in the areas of food, energy, transportation and the built environment (cities). This course was co-developed and taught by Michaela Zint, Professor of Environmental Education and Communication, and University of Michigan Students. A range of academic climate change experts and professional leaders are featured. As a result of completing this course, you will be able to: 1) Identify individual, community, and political actions you can engage in to effectively address and respond to climate change. 2) Describe how insights from the social sciences can be employed to create change at the individual, community, and political levels. 3) Feel empowered to continue to influence how you, your community, and political leaders address and respond to climate change. Use #UMichActonClimate on social media to share what you're doing and connect with other learners....
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100% 在线课程

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初级

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Approx. 18 hours to complete

建议:7 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per week....
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完成时间为 2 小时

Introduction

As part of this introductory lesson, we will help you explore your motivations for taking this course, briefly introduce you to the current state of climate science and policy, and prepare you for taking actions on climate change throughout the course. ...
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3 个视频(共 31 分钟), 18 个阅读材料, 3 个测验
Video3 个视频
Meet Dahlia1分钟
Meet the expert - Dr. Rosina Bierbaum22分钟
Reading18 个阅读材料
Syllabus10分钟
Welcome to Act on Climate15分钟
Discussion Prompt - Introduce yourself5分钟
Optional resources1分钟
Help us learn more about you!10分钟
Climate science and policy20分钟
Optional resources1分钟
Climate mitigation and adaptation3分钟
Video references and optional resources1分钟
Optional resources1分钟
Action types3分钟
Co-benefits and climate justice3分钟
Looking ahead3分钟
Take action to ensure your future success10分钟
Doing our part1分钟
Optional resources1分钟
Quiz: Assessment of actions1分钟
Discussion Prompt - What actions did you take?5分钟
Quiz3 个练习
Check your understanding6分钟
Check your understanding6分钟
Assessment of actions6分钟
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完成时间为 2 小时

Food

Food is part of our everyday lives. From breakfast to dinner, we make choices that affect the planet. This week, you will hear from Chris about his journey toward vegetarianism, and you will learn from Dr. Sara Soderstrom about social movement theory and food businesses in Detroit, as well as actions that you can take to make food choices that can mitigate climate change....
Reading
2 个视频(共 29 分钟), 18 个阅读材料, 4 个测验
Video2 个视频
Meet Chris2分钟
Meet the Expert: Dr. Sara Soderstrom26分钟
Reading18 个阅读材料
Food and climate change6分钟
Video references1分钟
Case Study15分钟
Discussion Prompt - Social Movements5分钟
Looking ahead1分钟
Anna’s story3分钟
Option 1: Eat less red meat10分钟
Option 2: Reduce food waste10分钟
Optional resources1分钟
Brandon’s story3分钟
Engage with your community about food10分钟
Nolan’s story3分钟
Influence decision making10分钟
Alison’s story3分钟
Participate in farmer-to-consumer programs10分钟
Optional resources1分钟
Quiz: Assessment of actions1分钟
Discussion Prompt - What actions did you take?5分钟
Quiz4 个练习
Check your understanding4分钟
Check your understanding4分钟
Check your understanding4分钟
Assessment of actions8分钟
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Energy

We use energy in almost everything we do, but there are also many ways we can reduce emissions from our energy consumption. This week, you will hear from Benjamin about saving energy in cold winters and from Dr. Kaitlin Raimi about the theory of environmental peer persuasion. You will also learn several actions you can take to reduce energy consumption in your home, on your campus, and in your community. ...
Reading
2 个视频(共 18 分钟), 16 个阅读材料, 5 个测验
Video2 个视频
Meet the expert - Dr. Kaitlin Raimi14分钟
Reading16 个阅读材料
Case study15分钟
Discussion Prompt - What would a climate action plan look like in your community?5分钟
Looking ahead1分钟
Stephanie’s story3分钟
Energy consumption10分钟
Optional resources1分钟
Discussion Prompt - Other tools for tracking energy use5分钟
Alison’s story1分钟
Attend a community meeting about alternative energy10分钟
Yousef’s story3分钟
Promote divestment from fossil fuels10分钟
Stephanie’s story3分钟
Prepare for climate-related emergencies10分钟
Optional resources1分钟
Quiz: Assessment of actions1分钟
Discussion Prompt - What actions did you take?5分钟
Quiz5 个练习
Check your understanding4分钟
Check your understanding4分钟
Check your understanding2分钟
Check your understanding2分钟
Assessment of actions8分钟
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完成时间为 2 小时

Transportation

Transportation is part of everyday life. This week, you will hear from Stephanie about the collective impact of personal transportation decisions and from Brandon Schoettle about how driving decisions impact greenhouse gas emissions. You will also examine popular ride-hailing services, as well as actions that you can take to make transportation choices that can mitigate climate change, and ultimately you will learn to support a more resilient transportation system....
Reading
2 个视频(共 22 分钟), 17 个阅读材料, 4 个测验
Video2 个视频
Meet the expert - Brandon Schoettle19分钟
Reading17 个阅读材料
Video references and optional resources1分钟
Video references1分钟
Discussion Prompt - Reflection on Brandon's interview5分钟
Case study10分钟
Optional resources1分钟
Discussion Prompt - The tricky issue of ride-hailing and carpooling5分钟
Looking ahead1分钟
Anne Marie’s story3分钟
Reduce emissions from transportation10分钟
Haley’s story3分钟
Join or organize a community bike event10分钟
Derell’s story3分钟
Interacting with your transit authority10分钟
Encourage resilient transportation3分钟
Optional resources1分钟
Quiz: Assessment of actions1分钟
Discussion Prompt - What actions did you take?5分钟
Quiz4 个练习
Check your understanding4分钟
Check your understanding8分钟
Check your understanding4分钟
Assessment of actions8分钟
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创建者 PSAug 19th 2017

Thanks to all for this fantastic course on Climate Change and for showing us how we can make our contribution.

讲师

Michaela Zint

Professor of Environmental Education and Communication

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