E-Learning Course on Climate Change

This is an online course in Climate Change by the National Resource Centre (NRC) on Climate Change at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune as part of the Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India.

The course is multidisciplinary in its approach and includes the current state of understanding of climate science and climate change, the latest developments in the field, societal impacts of climate change, climate change policies and governance, and impacts of climate change.

The online course video playlist includes:

· Introduction to Climate Science and Climate Change (Raghu Murtugudde, University of Maryland)
· Climate Archives, Climate Data, and Climate Models (Raghu Murtugudde, University of Maryland)
· Climate Change: Past Records: Climate Change on Tectonic Timescales, Orbital Timescales, Glacial/Deglacial Timescales, Millenial Timescales, Historical Timescales (Raghu Murtugudde, University of Maryland)
· Modern Climate Change: Global Warming since the Industrial Revolution (Raghu Murtugudde)
· Future Projections of Climate Change (Raghu Murtugudde, University of Maryland)
· Mitigation and Adaptation (Raghu Murtugudde, University of Maryland and Malti Goel, Climate Change Research Institute)
· Climate Change and Society: Culture, Politics, Social Dynamics (D. Parthasarathy, IIT Bombay)
· Climate Change Policy and Governance: Global Negotiations and Domestic Policy Making (Navroz Dubash, Centre for Policy Research)
· Climate Change: Impacts in India (Raghu Murtugudde, University of Maryland)
· Climate Change and Impacts on

(a) The Indian Monsoon (Raghu Murtugudde, University of Maryland)

(b) Water Resources (Pradeep Mujumdar, IISc Bengaluru)

(c) Biodiversity and Ecology (Deepak Barua, IISER Pune)

(d) The Himalayan Glaciers (Argha Banerjee, IISER Pune)

· Teaching Resources and Pedagogical Tools (Rahul Chopra, IISER Pune)

Tool Name Climate Change Course
Discipline All Sciences
Topic(s) in Discipline Different aspects of climate change
Climate Topic Introduction to climate change
Type of Tool E-learning Course
Grade Level High school, Undergraduate
Location Global
Language English
Translation
Developed by National Resource Centre (NRC) on Climate Change at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune as part of the Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India
Hosted at IISER Pune Science Media Center YouTube Channel
Link https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZbgNdSTyWDbHe1onWK9SULbPxCuAMi1Z
Access Online
Computer Skills Basic