Lecture 03 (Climate Change: Move to Action (Winter 2008))

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{{#if:Lecture 3 finishes the preface of the course, and then starts with the scientific-foundation of climate change. In the class we discussed both the role of policy in the climate-change problem as well as the impact of the U.S. not participating in the Kyoto Protocol. Summarizing bullets are included in the posted lecture.|== Lecture Summary == Lecture 3 finishes the preface of the course, and then starts with the scientific-foundation of climate change. In the class we discussed both the role of policy in the climate-change problem as well as the impact of the U.S. not participating in the Kyoto Protocol. Summarizing bullets are included in the posted lecture.|}} {{#if:Powerpoint Lecture 3|===Lecture Link=== Powerpoint Lecture 3|}} {{#if:* Review and Continuity with Previous Lecture

  • Relationship to other problems
    • Causative
    • Impacts
    • Scope
  • How do we infiltrate any response or solution throughout society
    • Introduction of environmental markets
  • The Scientific Basis of Climate Change
    • The Scientific Method
    • Increasing carbon dioxide
    • Carbon dioxide and temperature for the last ~ 1 million years
      • Ice-age cycles
      • Civilization in temperate period
      • The current increase is rapid|===Lecture Outline===
  • Review and Continuity with Previous Lecture
  • Relationship to other problems
    • Causative
    • Impacts
    • Scope
  • How do we infiltrate any response or solution throughout society
    • Introduction of environmental markets
  • The Scientific Basis of Climate Change
    • The Scientific Method
    • Increasing carbon dioxide
    • Carbon dioxide and temperature for the last ~ 1 million years
      • Ice-age cycles
      • Civilization in temperate period
      • The current increase is rapid|}}

{{#if:Read Chapter 1 and Executive Summary of Radiative Forcing of Climate Change: Expanding the Concept and Addressing Uncertainties (2005)

Document at National Academy Web Site

PDF of Executive Summary on Class Web Site

PDF of Chapter 1 on Class Web Site|== Assigned Reading == Read Chapter 1 and Executive Summary of Radiative Forcing of Climate Change: Expanding the Concept and Addressing Uncertainties (2005)

Document at National Academy Web Site

PDF of Executive Summary on Class Web Site

PDF of Chapter 1 on Class Web Site|}} {{#if:Recent news article from Science Magazine on the turnaround of the ice ages. Kerr Report on Ice Age Turnaround (Science, 2007)

Report from the Royal Society on bio-fuels and climate change. Royal Society Biofuels|== Relevant Reading == Recent news article from Science Magazine on the turnaround of the ice ages. Kerr Report on Ice Age Turnaround (Science, 2007)

Report from the Royal Society on bio-fuels and climate change. Royal Society Biofuels|}} {{#if:What is the scientific method?|== Foundational References == What is the scientific method?|}} {{#if:|== Relevant Readings Posted by Others == {{{Relevant Readings Posted by Others}}}|}} {{#if:Attribution, Climate Science, Impacts, Population, Response, Temperature|== Topics Covered == Attribution, Climate Science, Impacts, Population, Response, Temperature|}} {{#arraymap:Attribution, Climate Science, Impacts, Population, Response, Temperature|,|q|| }} {{#arraymap:W08|,|q|| }} {{#arraymap:Relevant, Foundational References|,|q|| }}



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