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Climate Change Sciences Minor

Develop a robust understanding of climate change origins and effects
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    UNC System Schools Featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges

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    Nationally, Best Online Bachelor's Programs,
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Our Alumni Have Careers As:

Geoscientists study past and current climate change drivers and effects on natural and human systems to better predict future climate changes and their ramifications.
Policymakers establish local, national, and international policies and agreements to enhance government cooperation and prioritize solutions and adaptations to climate change based on their understanding of climate change processes.
Engineers use their understanding of climate change processes and outcomes to design infrastructure to lessen impacts on society and natural systems.
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Learn To

Understand the primary drivers of climate change on Earth

Use cutting-edge technology to elucidate past and current climate change effects

Recognize the wide-ranging impacts of climate change on human and natural systems

Climate Change Sciences Minor Overview