Online Courses

The CARE Climate and Resilience Academy offers short, free online courses ranging from 1 to 2 hours to acquire knowledge on climate change and resilience.


Access all courses below.

Introduction to Climate Change

Climate change is the biggest threat of our time. But what exactly is climate change, and what is causing it ? What are the effects of climate change and how is it preventing the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals ? What is the link between climate change and gender ? This course will answer these questions, making you familiar with the concept of climate justice, climate mitigation and adaptation.

6 lessons 2 hours All English / Français Beginner

Becoming a Climate-Smart Organisation

As climate-change is directly increasing poverty and inequalities, it is important for every organization to reduce its own greenhouse gas emissions. The aim of this online course is twofold: (1) creating understanding on why organisations (specifically Civil Society Organisations) must reduce their emissions and (2) providing useful tools and tips to reduce offices’ emissions.

6 lessons 1 hour Development practitionners English Beginner

Increasing Resilience Approach and Marker

Increasing Resilience is one of the three elements of CARE’s integrated approach, and is key to address the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice. This course will help you get a better understanding of CARE’s Increasing Resilience approach and how to assess resilience integration with the help of CARE’s Resilience Marker.

10 lessons 2 hours CARE staff English / Français Intermediate

CVCA #1 – The Basics of Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis

Climate vulnerability assessment is a key good practice used to develop and implement successful climate-sensitive policies, plans or programs. CARE developed a series of 3 short courses that focus on the tool that CARE staff use for those assessments: the CVCA. Take this one to get a better understanding of the basics of the CVCA.

4 modules 45 minutes Development practitioners English Intermediate

CVCA #2: The CVCA Step-by-Step

This course is the 2nd of the CVCA series. It focuses on providing you an detailed overview of the different steps of the CVCA process and will learn from other CARE team on how they have used the CVCA.

3 modules 45 minutes development practitioners English Advanced

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