Climate Insights 101

Created: 2/06/2016 - Updated: 2/27/2020

Overview

trilogy of animated and interactive courses that provide a comprehensive understanding of the causes of climate change, of how society can adapt, and the options for mitigation. Each course contains 3-4 lessons with test-your-knowledge sections.

Course 1 covers the scientific basis for changes in Earth’s climate, both natural and human-induced, common misconceptions about global warming and more.

Course 2 is a how-to guide for projecting future climate within British Columbia and preparing for those changes.

Course 3 explores and assesses the practical methods, technologies and policy options being used in BC and around the world to reduce heat-trapping greenhouse gas emissions.

Get the tools and know-how to achieve those results by taking the PICS Climate Insights 101 online courses and mini-lessons on climate change causes, adaptation and mitigation. These education tools have been developed and peer reviewed by world leading climate scientists and experts from British Columbia.

Audience

A British Columbia focused educational tool for public and private stakeholders, natural resource managers, local authorities, planners, engineers, scientists, community members

Organization(s)

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) is a dynamic knowledge network that brings together leading researchers from British Columbia (BC) and around the world to study the impacts of climate change and to develop positive approaches to mitigation and adaptation.

Keywords

Type of Tool
Communication / Outreach
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Capacity Building
Increase / Improve public awareness, education, and outreach efforts
Tool Cost
Free