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2014 — Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions

Climate Insights 101 is a free interactive course available online from the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS). PICS is a consortium of BC’s leading research universities, hosted and led by the University of Victoria.

Designed for a wide audience, Climate Insights 101 introduces the basics of climate science, explains the impacts of climate change in British Columbia and offers an overview of adaptation and mitigation actions in BC and elsewhere.

People can pick any or all of the 11 lessons, along with test-your-knowledge quizzes. The entire course can be completed in about two hours. A PICS collection of short videos on key topics is also available: Climate Insights: Mini-Lessons.

Content for Climate Insights 101 has been provided and peer reviewed by leading climate scientists from British Columbia, including lead authors for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report  (AR5).

 

About ReTooling for Climate Change

The ReTooling for Climate Change website is a project of the Fraser Basin Council to support local governments and First Nations in BC in preparing for climate change adaptation. The site is funded through the BC Regional Adaptation Collaborative (BC RAC), a partnership program of the Fraser Basin Council and the BC Ministry of Environment – Climate Action Secretariat, with funding from Natural Resources Canada and other in-kind contributions.

Find out more about the Fraser Basin Council and the BC RAC at www.fraserbasin.bc.ca.

We want to hear from you

Share your ideas and suggestions for new resource links to , Senior Program Manager, at the Fraser Basin Council.

Also worth a visit

On this site, you’ll find links to many helpful websites on climate change adaptation.

For steps communities can take to mitigate climate change, check out the Climate Action Toolkit website.