Climate Change Knowledge Management

How to Leverage 25,000 Hours of Knowledge Curation with the Climate Web
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1hr 14min of on-demand video
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Understand the structure of the Climate Web
Understand the capabilities of the Climate Web
Understand the various options for accessing the Climate Web with TheBrain software
Understand how to leverage 500+ Insights Pages, and 1000+ Dashboards in the Climate Web


  • No experience with climate change or TheBrain software is required


The Climate Web, using powerful TheBrain knowledge management software and incorporating 25,000 hours of knowledge curation, is the closest thing today to a collective climate change intelligence. The Climate Web offers you a shortcut to the work and thinking of thousands of Individuals and organizations when it comes to understand the problem of climate change, and options for tackling and solving climate change.

  • The course walks you through how the Climatographers add information to the Climate Web on an almost daily basis, 

  • The course walks you through the basic structure of the Climate Web, and how you can easily know what kind of information you're looking at based on graphical icons and text colors.

  • The course introduces you to the Climate Web's key features and capabilities, including its advanced knowledge curation.  For example, the Climate Web includes 500+ Insights pages, and 1000+ topical dashboards, each allowing you to save hours of your own time in exploring climate change topics. 

  • The course illustrates the different ways to take advantage of the Climate Web, including on-line access, mobile device access, and desktop or laptop access.

  • The course explains the various ways you can find what you're looking for in the Climate Web, including TheBrain's search function, Table of Contents Pages, and the Climate Web's comprehensive index with more than 3,000 index entries

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone interested in exploring how to leverage the Climate Web's 25,000+ hours of climate change knowledge curation


Delivering Actionable Climate Change Knowledge
Mark Trexler
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 208 Reviews
  • 3,377 Students
  • 3 Courses

Dr. Mark C. Trexler has more than 30 years of climate change experience, and has advised clients around the world on climate change risk and risk management. Mark joined the World Resources Institute in Washington, DC, in 1988, where he worked on the first carbon offset project, the CARE Agroforestry Project in Guatemala, as well as the first studies of nature-based solutions to climate change.

Mark has served as a lead author and editor for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and founded and directed Trexler Climate + Energy Services (TC+ES) from 1991–2007. He was most recently Director of Climate Risk for the global risk management firm of Det Norske Veritas (based in Oslo). He is widely published on climate change topics, particularly those relating to carbon offsets, societal risk, and business risk management.

Mark has a long-time interest in how knowledge management tools can help individuals have more productive lives, and in how knowledge management can help tackle complicated societal problems like climate change. Mark is the co-developer of the Climate Web, which uses TheBrain knowledge management software, and is the closest thing today to a collective climate change intelligence. Indeed, much of the content of Mark's Udemy courses is delivered from within the Climate Web. But Mark also uses TheBrain software in his personal life, having settled on TheBrain after exploring many other knowledge management tools over the years. 

Mark has lived around the world and speaks five languages, and holds advanced degrees from the University of California at Berkeley. 

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