University Open Air: Climate Change in 2021: Code RED for Humanity

Join Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with Prospect Park Alliance for University Open Air, a free series of classes taught by professors, researchers, and academics who were trained outside of the U.S. The two-week semester begins on Thursday, September 9th.

How can we curb human activities that cause climate change? It’s no secret climate change is widespread and changing the earth’s landscape at an alarming and unprecedented rate. Learn about extreme climate events, ocean acidification, and other conditions affecting every region on Earth in this course and how we can collectively and individually address the climate crisis. Register today for this class!

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About the instructor: Nichola Ramchurjee is a sustainability, climate change, and water conservation consultant. She is also a Biodiversity and Natural Resources specialist. She attended the University of Mysore, India earning a Ph.D. in Environmental Science. She has more than 10 years of experience researching a broad range of topics including biodiversity, natural resources, water conservation, climate change, sustainability, and data analytics. She has written about the intersection of social and environmental science and has published numerous research articles and books on the topic.

Please note, while UOA courses aim to equip students with valuable skills, they are non-accredited.

We will continue to observe social distancing measures as well as requiring masks for participants whenever indoors. Classes will be capped at 12-15 participants per course to ensure the safety of our professors and participants. Safety guidelines are subject to change based on the latest guidance from public health professionals and elected officials.

University Open Air is generously supported by The Morris & Alma Schapiro Fund.