Wellcome To-This Is Not A Drill (The Science And Politics of Climate Chaos)

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With carbon emissions leading to catastrophic climate breakdown, and a world wide environmental movement rising to save the planet - this course looks at the science, history and politics of climate change.

Course aim

A study of the science and politics of catastrophic climate change, the rebel movements fighting to save our planet, and the plight of Climate Refugees.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Explain what the climate emergency is
  • Better understand the science of global warming
  • Explain the meaning of the Anthropescene
  • Know what a Climate Refugee is
  • Understand the work of the Wellcome Trust

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • Multi media presentations, group discussion, paired work, visor to the galleries and exhibitions st the Peoples History Museum

What else do I need to know?

  • Ongoing in session tutor feedback, email feedback available

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • Check out Extinction Rebellion and YouthStrike4Climate online.

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Wellcome To-This Is Not A Drill (The Science And Politics of Climate Chaos)

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  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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