Civilization and Climate Change
Name: Civilization and Climate Change
Date: March 17, 2020 - April 21, 2020
Throughout history, climate change has impacted the emergence and longevity of various civilizations in both positive and negative ways. Given the recent fires in Australia and the continuing impact of wild fires on our local community, evidence of climate chaos can overwhelm an informed global citizen and lead to a sense of hopelessness. However, studying climate change in its historical and contemporary context can also help to create a path back from the abyss. This course will provide participants with the most recent evidence of the climate crisis as well as weekly insights and examples conveying hope about our collective future.