Intro to Climate Adaptation Governance during Climate Change
Explore how adaptive governance can help policymakers tackle rapid environmental change in this free online social science course from the University of Groningen.
Who is the course for?
This course is developed for current and future environmental policy professionals working in both the public and private sectors. It will also appeal to students or professionals interested or working in political science, environmental management, risk management, governance studies, and other related social science fields.
What topics will you cover?
Climate science and controversies
Climate adaptation governance
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Describe the natural science background of climate impacts and climate adaptation based on scientific facts and terminology.
Summarise the historical development of the global governance architecture for climate adaptation.
Identify relevant governance and social science theories in the context of climate adaptation.
Reflect on the role of international climate finance for climate adaptation.
Assess climate adaptation governance from an integrated and global vantage point.