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The University of Queensland’s offers a comprehensive & compelling MOOC: Making sense of climate science denial.
With their permission, I am sharing notes I have taken on their course, to promote knowledge on this critical yet often misrepresented issue, which has drastic consequences both for humans & other life forms.

1. IF YOU ARE CONVINCED BY THE IMPORTANCE OF CLIMATE CHANGE & ALREADY AN ACTIVE ECO-FRIENDLY CITIZEN,
HERE ARE THE COURSE NOTES:

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2. IF YOU ARE NOT CONVINCED NOR AN ECO-FRIENDLY CITIZEN,
HERE ARE INFORMATIONS YOU MAY WANT TO CONSIDER:

A. Climate change is real & human-caused:

B. Reasons why YOU should care about climate change (CC):

Climate change painting
Global warming – Global warning (acrylic paints on cardboard – 40x50cm) : this painting illustrates some of the consequences of human CO2 emissions (via fossil fuel burning, deforestation etc.) causing ice melt, extreme weather events such as floodings, droughts & heat waves, ocean acidification (threatening corals & marine species) and migrants’ deaths at sea.

C. Many environmental & societal problems are linked with climate change (CC)
so dealing with CC can solve a lot of other critical issues as well
:

D. YOU CAN DO MANY THINGS TO HELP and socio-environmentally friendly ways of life
are generally CHEAPER for consumers & industries & HEALTHIER

This list is non exhaustive, feel free to discover, research or even invent more ways of being socio-eco-friendly !

CONCLUSION:
YOU CAN be the change you want to see in the world as Gandhi said.
It’s up to YOU, to all of us, individually and globally, to chose if we change our climate for the worst to benefit a minority of rich countries and persons, or if we choose to change our ways of life for a better climate for everyone everywhere !

FURTHER READINGS:
Climate change is the biggest threat to humanity according to the U.N. Secretary – NYTimes
Scientific information about climate change & climate science denial – Skeptical Science website
Drawdown: 100 solutions to Reverse Global Warming by Paul Hawken
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – IPCC