Course Description


A unique solutions-oriented introduction to the crisis of climate change, building on the Carbon Neutrality Initiative of the UC system. Topics covertechnical, scientific, and social aspects of climate change with the goal of empowering students with the capacities and knowledge to engage with possible solutions for stabilizing the climate. Offered as a hybrid course in which interactive video lectures taught by faculty from across the UC campuses are accompanied by in class discussion and collaborative group projects.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Santa Barbara, Environmental Studies

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Unit Credit (see your Academic Advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major, Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Natural Science and Engineering

UC San Francisco:
Unit credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit credit

Course Creator

Quentin Gee
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