Take the First Step Toward Real Change: Tau'S New Climate Change Masters Degree


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"Only regulation and legislation that succeed in fostering public awareness and support, mobilizing individuals and communities and facilitating real behavioral change will have a long-term, measurable impact," Dan Rabinowitz says.

That's the message behind Tel Aviv University's new Master of Arts in Social and Policy Aspects of Climate Change, the first program of its kind anywhere in the Middle East, per a press release.

TAU's program is designed to give students "the ability to effect positive, lasting change wherever their career takes them," Rabinowitz says.

"An advanced degree in the social and policy aspects of climate change is a ticket to a future-proof career, a skillset that will be in demand for decades to come," adds Rabinowitz, a former head of TAU's Porter School of Environmental Studies and former chair of Greenpeace Mediterranean and VP of Greenpeace UK.

TAU's program is designed to give students "the ability to effect positive, lasting change wherever their career takes them," the press release notes.

In addition to learning about climate change, students in the program will be exposed to a range of social and policy issues, including poverty, food security, and the depletion of natural resources.

They'll also be mentored by some of the world's leading

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