Climate Change Indicators in the United States
This online engineering PDH interactive presentation communicates information about the science and impacts of climate change, assesses trends in environmental quality, and informs decision-making.
The Earth’s climate is changing. Temperatures are rising, snow and rainfall patterns are shifting, and more extreme climate events are already taking place. Scientists are highly confident that many of these observed changes can be linked to the levels of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, which have increased because of human activities.
This 2 PDH online interactive presentation is intended primarily for environmental engineers as well as environmental specialists who are interested in learning more about climate change considerations and indicators.
This continuing education interactive presentation is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Understanding changes observed from long-term records related to the causes and effects of climate change
- Learning about the significance of climate changes, and their possible consequences for people, the environment, and society
- Familiarizing with global greenhouse gas resulting from human activities and their concentrations in the atmosphere
- Understanding trends in snow, glaciers, and the freezing and thawing of oceans and lakes
- Familiarizing with 37 climate change indicators grouped into greenhouse gases, weather and climate, oceans, snow and ice, health and society, and ecosystems
Once you finish watching the PDH interactive presentation, you will be redirected to your account to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this interactive presentation.
Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.