Section Name Description
Module 1: Lesson 1: Core concepts and components of climate change URL Definition of weather
Read the entire web page. (6 minutes)
Britannica
URL Differences between weather and climate

Read the content under the heading "What's the Difference Between Weather and Climate?", "What Weather Means", and "What Climate Means". (11 minutes)
NASA

URL Meet the Experts: Weather vs. Climate

Watch the video. (7 minutes)
European Space Agency (ESA)

URL The Science of Climate Change

Read the content under the heading "What is climate change" on pages 6-7. (12 minutes)
Australian Academy of Science

URL Climate change

Read the content from the beginning of the page until the heading "The Earth System". (9 minutes)
Britannica

Module 1: Lesson 2: Influence of weather in climate change URL The Earth system

Read the content under the heading "Earth system" and "Feedback". (11 minutes)
Britannica

URL Earth systems models: climate, ecosystems and planetary futures

Read the content under the headings "Earth system models" and "Planetary stresses and climate feedbacks" on the pages 1-3. (18 minutes)
Science Journals-AAAS

URL Climate change: Evidence for climate change

Read the content under the heading "Causes of climate change" until the section "Feedback". (10 minutes)
Britannica

URL Causes of Climate Change

Read the entire web page. (28 minutes)
United States Environmental Protection Agency

URL Climate Change and Variability - NRES Seminar Series

Watch the entire video. (47 minutes)

Kansas State University

URL Environmental Impacts of Foods in the Adventist Health Study-2 Dietary Questionnaire

Read the entire web page. (43 minutes)

Science Journals- Sustainability

Module 2: Lesson 1: Causes of rapid climate change URL The Science of Climate Change

Read the content under the heading "How has climate changed?" on pages 8-11. (19 minutes)
Australian Academy of Science

URL Climate Change: Climate Change since the Emergence of Civilization

Students can read the content under the heading "Climate Change Since The Emergence Of Civilization", "Climate Change Since The Advent Of Humans", and "Climate Change Through Geologic Time". (46 minutes)
Britannica

URL Industrialization and its Backlash: Focus on Climate Change and its Consequences

Read the content under the heading "Link Between Anthropogenic Greenhouse Gases, Industrialization and Climate Change", "Observable Trend of Global Average Temperature Rise", and "Contribution of Industrialization to Emissions Rate". (15 minutes)
Science Alert (Journal of Environmental Science and Technology)

URL Richard Alley - 4.6 Billion Years of Earth’s Climate History: The Role of CO2

Watch the video (24 minutes)

National Academy of Sciences

Module 2: Lesson 2: The impact of human activities on the environment URL Climate Change - Feedback and Human Activities

Read the content under the heading "Human Activities" and "Climate Change Within A Human Life Span" until the heading "Seasonal Variation". (7 minutes)
Britannica

URL IPCC Summary for Policymakers - Observed Changes

Read the content under the heading "Past and recent drivers of climate change" and "Attribution of climate changes and impacts" (Click on 1.2 and 1.3 on the left of the screen). (46 minutes)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

URL Greenhouse effects

Read the entire web page. (2 minutes)
Australian Government (Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment)

URL Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Overview of Greenhouse Gases

Read the content under the headings "Overview", "Carbon Dioxide", "Methane", "Nitrous Oxide", and "Fluorinated Gases". (30 minutes)
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

URL Climate Change Indicators: Atmospheric Concentrations of Greenhouse Gases

Read the entire web page. (13 minutes)
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

URL Climate Change Indicators: Greenhouse Gases

Read the entire web page. (9 minutes)
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

URL Greenhouse gas emissions: drivers and impacts

Read the content under the heading "Key impacts of greenhouse gas emissions". (3 minutes)
Government of Canada

Module 2: Lesson 3: Consequences of abnormal climate change URL On the causal structure between CO2 and global temperature

Read the content under the heading "Abstract", "Introduction", and "Conclusion". (9 minutes)
Scientific Reports

URL IPCC Summary for Policymakers - Observed Changes

Read the content under the heading "Observed changes in the climate system" (Click on 1.1 on the left of the screen). (22 minutes)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

URL The Effects of Climate Change

Read the entire web page. (8 minutes)
NASA

Module 3: Lesson 1: Climate change predictors URL Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis The Working Group contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Read section 1.3.4 under the heading "Climate Change Indicators" on pages 136-137. (10 minutes)
IPCC

URL The Art of Climate Modeling Lecture 01 - Overview / History

Watch the entire video. (23 minutes)

University of California, Davis Climate and Global Change group

URL Global Climate Indicators 2018

Read and scroll down through the custom map. (6 minutes)
The Global Climate Observing System

URL How do we observe today's climate?

Read the content under the heading "Monitoring Weather at the Surface", "Monitoring Weather from Above", and "What Variables Do We Monitor?". (2 minutes)
Climate.gov

URL Air - Atmospheric Climate Variables

Read the entire web page. (8 minutes)
Climate.gov

URL Land - Terrestrial Climate Variables

Read the entire web page. (8 minutes)
Climate.gov

URL Ocean - Oceanic Climate Variables

Read the entire web page. (7 minutes)
Climate.gov

Module 3: Lesson 2: Models for climate change prediction URL Future of Climate Change

Read the content under the heading "Future temperature changes", "Future precipitation and storm events", "Future ice, snowpack, and permafrost", "Future sea-level change", and "Future ocean acidification". (15 minutes)
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

URL Climate Models

Read the entire web page. (6 minutes)
Climate.gov

URL Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis The Working Group contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Read the content under the heading "9.1 Climate Models and Their Characteristics" on pages 746-753. (53 minutes)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

URL Climate Policy is Health Policy: Making Your Case with a Powerful Online Modeling Tool

Watch the entire video. (58 minutes)

Energy Innovation

Module 3: Lesson 3: Limitations of climate change predictors URL What are the uncertainties and their implications?

Read the entire page. (5 minutes)
Science.org

URL The scientific challenge of understanding and estimating climate change

Read the entire page. (25 minutes)
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Module 4: Lesson 1: Vulnerable groups to climate change URL IPCC Summary for Policymakers - Observed Changes

Read the content under the heading "Exposure and Vulnerability" (Click on 1.5 on the left of the screen). (3 minutes)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

URL Fourth National Climate Assessment

Read the content under the heading "Key Message 1 Climate Change Affects the Health of All Americans" and "Key Message 2 Exposure and Resilience Vary Across Populations and Communities" on pages 543-548. (19 minutes)
U.S. Global Change Research Program

URL Protecting Vulnerable Communities from Climate Impacts

Watch the entire video. (95 minutes)

Environmental and Energy Study Institute

URL Impact of extreme weather events and climate change for health and social care systems

Read the content under the heading "Review findings regarding observed impacts of extreme weather on health service infrastructure", until the heading "Findings regarding potential future impacts of extreme weather on health services in light of projected climate change and potential for adaptation". (9 minutes)
BioMed Central Limited

Module 4: Lesson 2: The impact on human health URL Climate Change, Climate Justice, and Environmental Health: Implications for the Nursing Profession

Read the content under the heading "Environmental and Health Consequences of Climate Change" on pages 607-608 including "Table 1. Health Concerns Related to Climate Change". (5 minutes)
Journal of Nursing Scholarship

URL Climate Change and Health

Read the content under the heading "Climate Change and Health" on page 3 of 7 accessing through the menu on top of the webpage or by clicking "Next" 2 times at the bottom of the webpage. (28 minutes)
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

URL Climate Change Impacts

Read the entire web page. (29 minutes)
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

URL Climate Change and its Impact on Mental Health

Read the content under the heading "Mental Health Impacts" on pages 2-3. (8 minutes)
European Parliament

URL Beyond Storms and Droughts: The Psychological Impacts of Climate Change

Read the content under the heading "Effects of More Gradual Climate Impacts" on pages 22-24. (7 minutes)
American Psychological Association

URL Indigenous Mental Health in a Changing Climate: A Systematic Scoping Review of the Global Literature

Read the content under the heading "Discussion" on pages 11-12. (11 minutes)

Environmental Research Letters

Module 4: Lesson 3: Climate change, policy, and politics URL About Adaptation and Mitigation

Read the entire web page. (2 minutes)
WHO

URL IPCC Summary for Policymakers - Pathways

Read the content labeled as "Future Pathways for Adaptation, Mitigation, and Sustainable Development" (Click on the left of the screen). (3 minutes)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

URL Public Health Adaptation Strategies for Climate Change

Read the content under the heading "Public Health Adaptation Strategies for Climate Change". (16 minutes)
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

URL Health co-benefits of climate action

Read the entire web page. (8 minutes)
The Lancet Planetary Health

URL IPCC Summary for Policymakers - Pathways

Read the content under the heading "Interaction among mitigation, adaptation and sustainable development" (Click on 3.5 on the left of the screen). (3 minutes)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

URL What does science say about options to address climate change?

Read the entire web page. (6 minutes)
Australian Academy of Science

URL How You Can Stop Global Warming

Read the entire web page. (8 minutes)
Natural Resources Defense Council

URL Integrating Public Health into Climate Change Policy and Planning: State of Practice Update

Read the content under the heading "1. Introduction", "2.1 Assessment", and "2.2 Policy Development" until the heading "2.3 Assurance". (43 minutes)
National Center for Biotechnology Information - U.S. National Library of Medicine

URL Meat Analogs from Different Protein Sources: A Comparison of Their Sustainability and Nutritional Content

Read the entire web page (23 minutes)

Science Journals- Sustainability

URL The Effect of Dietary & Transportation Choices on Climate Change

Read the entire document. (12 minutes)

Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP) 


URL Potential effects of the next 100 billion hamburgers sold by McDonald’s

Read the entire document (8 minutes)
American Journal of Preventive Medicine

URL Nutritional Content

Read the entire web page (9 minutes)

The Lancet Planetary Health

Module 5: Lesson 1: Adaptation strategies and climate change URL IPCC Summary for Policymakers - Adaptation and Mitigation

Read the content under the heading "Response options for adaptation" (Click on 4.2 on the left of the screen). (12 minutes)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

URL Various approaches to long-term adaptation planning

Read the content under the heading "Various approaches to long-term adaptation planning" and "Incremental versus transformational change" on pages 6-9. (10 minutes)
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

URL Responding to Climate Change as Public Health Professionals

Watch the entire video. (60 minutes)

Creating Healthy and Sustainable Environments

URL IPCC Summary for Policymakers - Adaptation and Mitigation

Read the content under the heading "4.4.Policy approaches for adaptation and mitigation, technology and finance" (Click on 4.4 on the left of the screen and scroll down). (59 minutes)

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Module 5: Lesson 2: Mitigating the impact of climate change URL IPCC Summary for Policymakers - Adaptation and Mitigation

Read the content under the heading "Response options for mitigation" (Click on 4.3 on the left of the screen). (17 minutes)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

URL Initial Recommendations for Involving Public Health in Climate Change Policy

Read the content under the heading "Why Public Health Involvement Is Critical to Climate Change Planning" on pages 9-12. (12 minutes)
Public Health Law & Policy

URL The Critical Roles of Health Professionals in Climate Change Prevention and Preparedness

Read the entire article. (6 minutes)
National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, NIH.

URL Sustainability of plant-based diets: back to the future

Read the entire article. (37 minutes)

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

URL Climate Effects on Health

Click on the different sites under the heading "National Health Topics" to become familiar with the Climate Effects on Health. Spend at least 2 minutes on each site: This resource provides links to Air Pollution, Allergens and Pollen, Diseases Carried by Vectors, Food and Waterborne Diarrheal Disease, Food Security, Mental Health and Stress-related Disorders, Floods, Temperature Extremes, and Wildfires. (23 minutes)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Module 5: Lesson 3: Implementation of adaptation and mitigation strategies URL Community-Based Adaptation to a Changing Climate

Read the content of the document. (14 minutes)
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

URL Sustainable Lifestyle

Read the entire web page. (7 minutes)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

URL Social impacts of climate change mitigation policies and their implications for inequality

Read the content under the heading "Inequality, equity and climate change mitigation". (7 minutes)
Taylor and Francis Group

URL AR5 Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability

Read the content under the heading "Economical Constraints", "Financial Constraints", and "Social and Cultural Constraints" on pages 914-916. (14 minutes)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

URL Fourth National Climate Assessment

Read the content under the heading "Key Message 4 Benefits of proactive adaptation exceed costs" on the pages 1322-1324. (8 minutes)
U.S. Global Change Research Program

URL Fourth National Climate Assessment

Read the content under the heading "Key Message 2 The Risks of Inaction" on pages 1357-1358. (5 minutes)
U.S. Global Change Research Program

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