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CLI3302 Adaptation to Climate Change

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agriculture and Environmental Science
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 28 January 2023


Adaptation to climate and environmental changes is a necessary response of society in order to mitigate associated risks to natural and human systems. However, opportunities may arise as well from a timely response to possible adverse changes. Adaptation and mitigation of climatic changes can reduce risks and financial costs to society on local, state, national and international levels. The course focuses on biodiversity, health, coasts, water resources, infrastructure, socio-economic systems, and disaster management.

Students are introduced to the role adaptation and mitigation measures play in society's response to climate change and variability. The course reviews the risks associated with climatic and environmental changes, introduces the tools that facilitate climate change adaptation and mitigation. Access to the internet is required.

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Study period Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 28 January 2023