FSCI 198: Climate Crisis and Climate Actions

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FSCI198: Climate Crisis and Climate Actions. A course for McGill Undergraduates.

“Together, what is the work that we’re going to do to make things better? Not only for us: we have a responsibility to those faces that are coming out of the earth, so that when they will be born, they will inherit a happy, safe, clean, beautiful, peaceful, loving home. It’s a personal responsibility. It’s a personal choice.” - Kevin Ka’nahsohon Deer, Mohawk Faithkeeper and FSCI 198 Contributor.

“It is indisputable that human activities are causing climate change. Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and biosphere have occurred…affecting every inhabited region across the globe.” - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 6th Assessment Report.

The climate we experience in the future depends on our decisions now. So…What can you do? Register for FSCI198: Climate Crisis and Climate Actions. This course is about hope and action. Hear from climate researchers and activists, collaborate across all kinds of boundaries, take positive climate action. Together, seek answers to tough questions like…

  • Why does temperature matter to organisms and ecosystems?
  • What is the role of policy and governance?
  • Where do colonialism and capitalism Intersect?
  • How do we create the energy system that the future requires?
  • Why are values and relationships important?

“My main takeaway [from the course] is one of hope: this course was action-based and made climate action seem more accessible and tangible.” - Shanon Lapointe, McGill Undergraduate student You can make a difference, find out how: Join us for FSCI 198: Climate Crisis and Climate Actions, a course for McGill undergraduates.



What is FSCI 198? 

An interdisciplinary, whole- person introduction to the climate crisis and individual and collective actions to address it.

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Inaugural FSCI 198 Class

Watch the Honourable Ken Dryden's speech to welcome students to the first class of FSCI 198 Climate Crisis and Climate Actions on September 12, 2022.

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