Two week intensive climate adaptation course with the Climate System Analysis Group
The Climate System Analysis Group (CSAG) based at the University of Cape Town will be running its annual course, 'Winter School: Using climate information for adaptation and policy development', from 9-20 July 2012. This 2-week intensive course has been developed specifically for developing country participants and aims to take participants through the full spectrum of climate and climate change related topics. These include understanding:
- Climate dynamics
- Risk and vulnerability framing
- Climate modeling
- Climate change scenarios
- Accessing and understanding climate information
- Climate adaptation frameworks
- Downscaling methods
- Adaptation planning, policy and decision making
This course is of benefit for professionals who are dealing with decision and policy development incorporating climate and climate change issues within many sectors including Government Departments and Ministries, City Councils and Local Municipalities, NGO’s, corporate organizations and environmental consultancies.
Online application is now open on our website – http://www.csag.uct.ac.za/winterschool and early application is encouraged as places are limited. Final application deadline is 20th May 2012.
The full course fee (excluding accommodation) is US $2300. A limited number of sponsorships are available for applicants especially from African countries.
For more information or queries please email Ruwani Walawege at email@example.com