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Creating a Low-Carbon, Resilient City

This course introduces strategies for achieving low-carbon, resilient communities.

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Course Info

  • Duration 6 video lessons (48 Mins)
  • Published Published
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. Creating a Low-Carbon City (14 mins)
  • 3. Creating a Resilient City (8 mins)
  • 4. Developing and Implementing Climate Strategies (8 mins)
  • 5. Integrating Climate Action with Other Plans (8 mins)
  • 6. The Role of Cities in the International Movement on Climate Change (6 mins)

Course Description

Solutions to the challenges of climate change take many forms and are generally consistent with best practices in city governance, management, and planning. Cities should think strategically about how to leverage existing institutions and capabilities to integrate climate actions into the normal business of cities.

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Learn these skills

  • Environmental Planning
  • Land Use
  • Law and Policy
  • Resilience Planning
  • Sustainability
  • Urban Design


This course is approved for .75 AICP CM credit


This course is approved for .75 CNU-A credit.


This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.

Meet Your Instructor

Michael R. Boswell

Michael R. Boswell

Michael R. Boswell is a Professor of City & Regional Planning at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

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Tammy Seale

Tammy Seale

Tammy Seale is a principal with Michael Baker International and director of the Sustainability and Climate Change Services team.

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