Actionable Knowledge for Tackling Climate Change!
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  • Author

    Dr. Mark C. Trexler

  • Level
    Basic to Advanced

What  Students  Say About My Courses

I learned more from Mark's course on sea level rise than I did attending a two-day conference on the topic. Highly recommend him!

Joyce Coffee
Climate Resilience Consulting 

Trexler's work, as supplemented by the Climate Web and its resources, offers the most balanced and comprehensive basis for business risk assessment and risk management available. 

Dr. George Backus
Risk Expert
Sandia National Labs

I finished the amazing course about Climate Risk by Mark Trexler! Such an insightful course to deepen the understanding of climate change-related societal and business risks and how to manage them!

Lucianno Noezzi Noel

Leverage My 35+ Years of Climate Advisory and Knowledge Management Experience

Worked on the First Carbon Offset Project

Mark's  35 years of carbon offset experience, the basis for our offset-related courses, make his office hours uniquely valuable.

Founded First U.S. Climate Risk Advisory Firm

Mark has worked with companies around the world to assess and manage their climate risks, including scenario planning, since 1991.

Co-Authored First Business Climate Risk Textbook

When the London School of Economics needed a business climate risk course textbook in 2009, Mark was asked to co-author it. 

Co-Developer of the Climate Web

The Climate Web, built with powerful TheBrain software, is the closest thing today to a collective climate change intelligence. 

Proven Teaching Experience

In addition to his on-line teaching, Mark has taught at American University, and is a Visiting Scholar at George Washington University.

Up to 25 Weekly Office Hours

You can attend as many Office Hours sessions as you wish during the 6 months; private  consultations are also available. 
Meet the instructor

Dr. Mark C. Trexler

You might also be interested to know that Mark joined the World Resources Institute in Washington, DC, in 1988, has served as a lead author and editor for the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) , and that his most recent corporate role was serving as Director of Climate Risk for the global risk management firm of DNV (based in Oslo, Norway). 

Mark is widely published on climate change topics, particularly those relating to carbon offsets and societal risk, and in building the Climate Web has developed a unique systems-based perspective on climate change and potential climate futures. 

Mark has lived around the world, considers Florence, Italy his favorite city, and speaks five languages. His advanced degrees are from the University of California at Berkeley, and he is based in Portland, Oregon. He is the proud father of two sons and two German Shepherds, and wishes he could spend more time snorkeling!
Patrick Jones - Course author

Course Lessons