Lelia N. Hawkins Facing Climate Change

Resources for teaching climate change

Online courses and open access textbooks

Bending the Curve (MOOC), free, with four short online courses aimed at the introductory level
https://bendingthecurve.ucsd.edu/

Global Warming 1: The science and modeling of climate change
https://www.coursera.org/learn/global-warming

Global Warming 2: Create your own models in Python
https://www.coursera.org/learn/global-warming-model

Climate Toolkit: A resource manual for science and action (online textbook)
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/climate-toolkit-a-resource-manual-for-science-and-action-granshaw

Community resilience to climate change (online textbook)
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/community-resilience-to-climate-change-theory-research-and-practice-hellman

Introduction to climate science (online textbook)
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/community-resilience-to-climate-change-theory-research-and-practice-hellman

 Web Resources for Educators

Includes climate solutions webinars, lists of willing speakers, and discussion questions by course area
https://www.solveclimateby2030.org/

Project Drawdown: reducing carbon emissions through many interventions (interdisciplinary)
https://drawdown.org/programs/drawdown-learn

Solutions Journalism: modules for including climate solutions into your course
https://solutionsu.solutionsjournalism.org/teaching-collections?resource-filter=climate-solutions

CLEAN: Climate literacy and energy awareness network: a huge repository of curated teaching resources for all levels
https://cleanet.org/index.html

Climate.gov from NOAA: another huge repository of teaching resources, including ready-to-use activities on many topics
https://www.climate.gov/teaching

National Climate Assessment Teaching Resources: a series of guides for educators that focus on the regional chapters of the Assessment Report, helping to unpack the key messages of each region and point to related, high-quality online resources.
https://www.climate.gov/teaching/national-climate-assessment-resources-educators/2014-national-climate-assessment-resources

Environmental justice

This Google doc contains links to articles at the intersection of environmental decline and racism. The document is living – our team adds articles as we find them. You will also find some case studies highlighted here.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tJXu0ES56BPqMiKqkFbg_OIwsPI5wnSBHgTPSPjmz3M/edit