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  • ENVS 80C Climate Change Science and Policy

    An interdisciplinary overview of the science and policy of global climate change. Topics include Earth system science, climate change impacts on the environment, climate change policy, and the future …

  • LIT 167G Reading the Weather: Literature and Global Climate Change

    An overview of climate change and its representations in literary and filmic texts. Asks how climate fiction and non-fiction narratives of climate change can help us to confront issues of environmenta…

  • EART 290L Topics in Climate Change

    Explores current issues and recent developments in the field of past, present, and future climate change. Topic is different each year, but focuses on the interaction between different components of E…

  • OCEA 285 Past Climate Change

    Reviews the fundamentals of climate dynamics and explores how Earth's environment is a product of the interaction of its components. Uses examples of climate change from historical and geologic record…

  • HAVC 48 Climate Justice Now! Art, Activism, Environment Today

    As climate change grows more severe, artists and activists are creating strategies of consciousness-raising, mass mobilization, and sustainable living. This course investigates the convergence of clim…

  • OCEA 90 Fundamentals of Climate

    Quantitative introduction to climate comprising five modules: atmosphere-ocean circulation, atmospheric teleconnections, El-Nino Southern Oscillation, the Pacific Decadal Oscillation, and global warmi…

  • ENVS 80B The Ecological Forecast for Global Warming

    A broad overview of the impacts of human activities on the global climate system. Topics include how climate affects the distribution of ecosystems, the influence of global climate change on biodiver…

  • HISC 108 Parables for a Warming Planet: The Politics of Climate Change

    Takes up the literary form of the parable to illuminate a pressing and complex problem: the threat of global climate change. How can the simplest of stories help us to explore our options for a planet…

  • ENVS 170 Agriculture and Climate Change

    Agriculture contributes to and is affected by climate change. Through lectures and field trips, this course covers the impacts on crops and livestock; climate adaptation strategies in the United State…

  • EART 129 Global Change

    Covers the science of past and future climate change. Topics include: drivers of radiative forcing; carbon cycle; climate history of Earth; climate feedbacks; detection and attribution of climate chan…

  • EART 124 Modeling Earth's Climate

    A hands-on course in climate modeling with emphasis on computer programming (Python) exercises. Topics include the physical laws governing climate, the hierarchy of model complexity, parameterizations…

  • EART 258 Deep Time Paleoclimates

    Weekly lectures/readings/presentations focused on the key events in the long-term evolution of Earth's climate (i.e., before the Pliocene), including early Archean, faint, young-sun period; Proterozoi…

  • ENVS 144 Global Climate Change Politics

    Explores the central political questions surrounding global governance of climate change. Focuses on how climate change is governed within the United Nations system, and, in particular, explores issue…

  • EART 191A Climate Change Science and Policy

    Explores the scientific basis of current and pending climate change, and the state of climate policy issues in California, the nation, and the world. Work includes foundational lectures on both public…

  • EART 280D Short Course in Atmospheric/Climate Science

    Addresses specialized topics in atmospheric and/or climate science that are too narrow for a full (5-credit) format. Examples include: cloud physics; atmospheric boundary layer; aerosol physics and ch…

  • EART 254 The Climate System

    Focuses on atmospheric and oceanic processes that are important within the Earth's climate system, especially those that operate on annual to centennial time scales. Format includes lectures by the in…

  • OCEA 211 Climate Dynamics

    Introduction to the dynamics of the Earth climate system. Topics: climate system components, the global energy balance, radiative transfer, the hydrological cycle, general circulations of the atmosphe…

  • OCEA 111 Climate Dynamics

    Applies fundamental physical principles to the atmosphere, cryosphere, and land surface to interpret their observed properties. Interactions between the different components of the climate system, and…

  • EART 12 Introduction to Weather and Climate

    Many meteorological phenomena are familiar to us: clouds, fog, rain, snow, wind, lightning, and severe storms. Climate is the sum of weather over long periods and is changing (e.g., greenhouse warming…

  • COWL 126 Trajectories of Justice: Standing Rock, Climate Change, and Trump's Potential Impeachment

    Enables students to become expert on the potential impeachment of Donald Trump in the context of progressive American history, emphasizing his Neglect of Duty regarding global climate change through t…

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