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UArizona to offer community course on climate change

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Posted at 4:26 PM, Feb 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-10 18:26:03-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — The University of Arizona is opening a course to the public next month centered around climate change.

According to a press release, "Climate Change: Earth, Sea, and Sky" will accommodate more than 500 people. Topics discussed include evolution of earth systems, desert climate, the role of the ocean and more.

"This course is about climate change, which is the biggest challenge of the 21st century," Jessica Tierney associate professor of geosciences said. "The only way that we can understand where we're headed in the future, this warm climate, is to study warm climates into the past. My role in this course will be to give us some perspective on climate change by going back into the Earth's geological past."

A course is scheduled for Tuesdays, from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., March 17 - April 28 - with the exception of April 7.

Tuition is $200 and classes will be held in the Environment and Natural Resources 2 Building.

For register for the course, click here.