Applications in Climate and Society

GR5407 APPLICATIONS IN CLIMATE AND SOCIETY 

This course is an interactive seminar focused on providing opportunities to explore ways in which the Climate and Society degree can be applied.

Credit hours: 3

Semester: Spring

Instructors: Brian Kahn and Andrew Kruczkiewicz

Course Objective:

The objective of this seminar is to explore how to integrate climate science, social science, policy studies and communication to improve the development of practical solutions for real-world challenges. Throughout the course, students will have the opportunity to interact with professionals representing a diverse mix of organizations working on integrating climate within their operations. The exposure to a variety of career path will be coupled with activities to build and improve students’ career advancement skill set. The course will build towards the development of a strategy for the next steps of the C+S degree and prepare students for the summer internship period.

Skills Developed:

  • Climate communication
  • Writing for diverse audiences
  • Collaborating with professional partners
  • Linking research with policy