These already are hot topics in higher ed. And not just in the disciplines you might expect.
While climate change and related sea level rise are still emerging priorities on the national and global consciousness, one of society's most vital institutions — higher education — is already incorporating those daunting topics into its everyday thinking.
Already on many campuses, with surely more to follow, getting a college education includes immersion into facts and predictions about how climate change could affect the near and distant future, and not just for students enrolled in subjects such as geology or meteorology.
Architects, civil engineers, city planners and other...