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Climate Change and Adaptation: Adaptive Development in a Changing World

Description

The aim of this course is to provide students with a solid grounding in the social dimensions of climate-driven adaptation and the way it intersects with different global processes shaping livelihoods, especially in less developed regions. In examining the social dimensions of climate change, the course will introduce students to the key concepts and areas of knowledge related to climate impacts, vulnerability and resilience, historical human adaptations to climate variability, changes, and impacts, and future adaptation needs and adaptive development.

Subject

Language

English

Duration

3 weeks

Status

Unavailable

U-M Credit Eligible

Yes

Instructor

  • Maria Carmen Lemos

    Professor

    U-M School for Environment and Sustainability