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Climate change is one of the greatest threats to human health in the 21st century. Yet these impacts to health are still not well recognized. Since you can’t change what you don’t understand, this course is designed to equip health and environmental professionals, as well as other changemakers and the public, with critical and usable knowledge to take positive action. The course begins with an introduction to the science of climate change and how climate change affects human health. It takes a deep dive into climate change’s adverse health effects, including those related to extreme heat, waterborne infections, insect-borne diseases, and exposure to storms and floods. Throughout, the theme of health equity is interwoven by pointing to what factors make some populations more vulnerable than others to climate change’s negative health impacts. Finally, the course explains how measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions can not only limit future climate change but can also generate substantial immediate health “co-benefits” over and above the benefit of reducing climate change. Following completion of the course, students will be able to: · At an introductory level, describe how the climate has changed, explain the role of greenhouse gases in climate change, and describe how the climate is predicted to change in the future. · Describe how climate change adversely impacts population health, with differing vulnerability across population sub-groups, through direct effects; through ecosystem transformation and degradation; and through the stress it places on political, economic, and social systems. · Explain how adaptation and mitigation strategies can reduce adverse health impacts of climate change and can generate substantial non-climate health benefits in a just and equitable manner....

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SA

May 04, 2020

Great course for getting one's feet wet in the world of climate change. I learned a few very interesting things and look forward to more in the next two classes in the series.

DE

Apr 11, 2020

Great Introduction in Climate Change or refresher course for those looking to gain more knowledge on Climate Change and Health.

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1 - Introduction to Climate Change and Health 的 25 個評論(共 25 個)

創建者 flighting

Oct 21, 2019

Very helpful and giving ideas

創建者 KANDUKURI V S

Oct 27, 2019

Great Course and well covered by Prof

創建者 Luis G P

Oct 30, 2019

Excellent course

創建者 MICAEL N K

Oct 02, 2019

Great course. Clear and robust information provided. I even learned from topics that I thought I mastered. Support staff and teachers should be more proactive in Forums to enrich the experience. If you want to get a deeper understanding of climate change impacts, this is your course.

創建者 Shelley R G

Nov 08, 2019

Well sone and wall laid out. Covers a lot of material, studies and analysis and varying opinions. I learned a lot from this class and would recommend it to anyone in any field.

創建者 Rajendra T

Oct 06, 2019

Topic is good but there are lot of items which could be improved in course. Slides were messy and confusing, containing lot of repetitions. Presentation style also could be improved a bit.

創建者 Patel Y S

Dec 20, 2019

This course is really great, they provide knowledge in depth, best course for beginners to learn about climate change

創建者 Kryzhevich M

Nov 26, 2019

This course is a very interesting for me.

創建者 David S - E

Nov 22, 2019

great, concise and on point.

創建者 Mirco P

Apr 10, 2020

Well intended course for those looking for a brief overview on the main concept of climate change and the most common impact climate change has on health. Specific diseases are discussed in details. The final assignment is a 400 words long analysis on 3 adverse impact of climate change on health in a specific region (you have to choose the region at the beginning of the course and every assignment should consider that region for reference). Plus, you have to identify 3 sub-group of the region population affected by the climate change impacts.

創建者 Anna S

Apr 13, 2020

This course was fantastic. Really opened up my eyes. I highly recommend as a tool for learning more about our planet and the effect we have on it. On the smallest scale, it's given me passion to pursue mitigation efforts to help lessen climate change personally, and on the largest scale, it's given me the knowledge and confidence to discuss climate change with friends and family, reconstructing their ideas about the reality of this problem and changing their responses for the better of the planet. I wish this instructor was teaching the next course - he was great! He took complex concepts and paired them down into simple ideas. I never felt like any of the material was beyond my understanding because of him.

創建者 Nancy B

Feb 06, 2020

Hi

The course 'Introduction to Climate Change and Health' was engaging and informative. The information was referenced and fact based. I enjoyed learning about this topic as the current environment in Australia is impacted by extreme heat and an extended bushfires season. I do recommend this Yale course! Nancy

創建者 Rahul R

Apr 19, 2020

This is an introductory course but beautifully delivered. Very informative course. This course motivates why we need to start taking action to save mother earth and humanity. Thanks for making a course on a very important topic.

創建者 Alexandra

May 08, 2020

A course with lot of useful and interesting information. Will be helpful for people who want to start studying Climate Change and its impact on Humans, Health and Environment. Easy to understand, pleasant to learn.

創建者 steven a

May 04, 2020

Great course for getting one's feet wet in the world of climate change. I learned a few very interesting things and look forward to more in the next two classes in the series.

創建者 Aashmika G

May 21, 2020

this course is a real asset to those who're willing to work for the environment. It has great explanations, ideas and examples.

創建者 Daniel E

Apr 11, 2020

Great Introduction in Climate Change or refresher course for those looking to gain more knowledge on Climate Change and Health.

創建者 Tatjana K

May 22, 2020

Love the course -- Mr. Robert Dubrow is an absolute delight to listen to!

創建者 Ralitsa N

Apr 26, 2020

Great Class! I plan on taking the 2nd and 3rd class as well!

創建者 Aw Z Y

May 21, 2020

Good course, easy to follow throughout.

創建者 Faiza K

May 02, 2020

Good course for beginners!!

創建者 Marcia V

Mar 25, 2020

Great!

創建者 LINDAMULAGE Y H F

May 09, 2020

great course but it would have been better if some of the sessions were more interactive sessions as the content felt quite similarly structured and it would be great if the quizzes could be improved a bit more. but all in all, it was a great experience and learning opportunity which I am glad I took. Thank you

創建者 Manal A

May 26, 2020

The course material was interesting and informative, and I enjoyed doing the assignments. The course presentations were a bit dull, however, and overall the course would benefit from more interactive or visual presentations.

創建者 MJ

Apr 01, 2020

professor completely dull and robotic; not engaging; simply reads slides