Humanities

Integrate climate science in your teaching and use these educational resources to teach topics such as:

Climate Change Literature, Climate Fiction CliFi, Climate and Culture, Gender and Climate Smart Agriculture, Climate Change and Human Rights, Climate Refugees, Environmental Migration, Climate Change and Children, Historical Climatology, The Decline of Civilizations, Climate Change and the Roman Empire and more.

Teaching Module: Climate Refugees
A teaching module to learn about climate refugees, specific examples of climate change-related migration, challenges in resettling climate refugees, and actions to help people displaced by climate change.
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Collection of Teaching Modules: Cli-Fi—Climate Change Literature
Teaching modules to learn about climate change science and climate change literature by analyzing and interpreting data and by performing rhetorical analyses of climate change literature.
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Collection of Teaching Modules: Climate Justice
Teaching modules to learn about climate justice in the context of the world and in the context of British Columbia (BC).
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Visualization, Classroom/Laboratory Activity: A Story Map on Climate Change and Human Migration
A visualization and classroom/laboratory activity to learn about regions and communities that are affected by the problem of climate refugees and environmental migration because of the effects of climate change.
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Reading: Climate Change and the Humanities
A set of reading resources to learn about climate change and the humanities.
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E-learning Course: Integrating Gender in Climate Projects
An e-learning course to learn about the principles and strategies in the integration of gender in climate-smart agriculture (CSA) projects.
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Reading: Safeguarding Human Rights in the Context of Climate Change
A reading to learn about the effects of climate change on human rights, governmental responsibility in addressing these human rights issues, assessment of actions implemented, and recommendations on integrating human rights considerations with climate adaptation
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Video: Climate Change and the Roman Empire
A video (talk delivered by Michael McCormick) to learn about the connection between history, archaeology, and climate by understanding the relationship between climate change and historical change in Medieval Europe and in the Roman Empire.
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Audio: Climate Change, Capitalism, and Communism in Arctic Communities
An audio podcast (Prof. Bathsheba Demuth interviewed by Prof. Dagomar Degroot) to learn about environmental and climate-related changes in the Arctic, the history of capitalism and communism across the Bering Strait, and the unique ecological
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Reading: Climate Change-Related Human Migration in Bangladesh
A reading to learn about climate change-related human migration and the term “climate refugees” through an example in Bangladesh. 
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E-learning Course: Visual Storytelling using Climate Change Data
A hands-on e-learning course to create and tell engaging stories based on climate change data by using different approaches.
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Audio: Imagining Climate Change
Discussion on climate and culture with writers Amitav Ghosh, Lidia Yuknavitch and visual artist Kambui Olujimi. Audio conversation about global warming as viewed from the perspective of writers and artists.
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