Who is this class for: This course was designed for individuals who would like to learn more about actions they can take to lessen the impact of climate change and respond to a changing climate. There are no prerequisites for this course, and we do not assume that you have a background in climate science.

Created by:  University of Michigan

  • Michaela Zint

    Taught by:  Michaela Zint, Professor of Environmental Education and Communication

Commitment7 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per week.
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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4.9 stars
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How It Works

Each course is like an interactive textbook, featuring pre-recorded videos, quizzes and projects.

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University of Michigan
The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.
Ratings and Reviews
Rated 4.9 out of 5 of 12 ratings

Just the right kind of course, so timely and relevant to environmental justice from all the four corners of the global. learning social changes that impact climate change issues is the future to sustainability in all developmental efforts globally. Thank University of Michigan!

One of the best approaches given to a MOOC, a student course for teachers

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

It should be compulsory for every individual.