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|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.
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|Lecture Link=[http://climateknowledge.org/figures/Rood_Climate_Change_AOSS480_Lec2008/AOSS_480_L03_Intro_Past_Conservation_20080109.ppt Powerpoint Lecture 3]
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|Lecture Outline=* Review and Continuity with Previous Lecture
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* Relationship to other problems
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** Causative
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** Impacts
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** Scope
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* How do we infiltrate any response or solution throughout society
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** Introduction of environmental markets
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* The Scientific Basis of Climate Change
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** The Scientific Method
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** Increasing carbon dioxide
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** Carbon dioxide and temperature for the last ~ 1 million years
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*** Ice-age cycles
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*** Civilization in temperate period
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*** The current increase is rapid
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|Assigned Reading=Read Chapter 1 and Executive Summary of ''Radiative Forcing of Climate Change: Expanding the Concept and Addressing Uncertainties'' (2005)
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[http://www.nap.edu/books/0309095069/html Document at National Academy Web Site]
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[http://climateknowledge.org/figures/Rood_Climate_Change_AOSS480_Documents/Radiative_Forcing_Exec_Summary_NRC_2005.pdf PDF of Executive Summary on Class Web Site]
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[http://climateknowledge.org/figures/Rood_Climate_Change_AOSS480_Documents/Radiative_Forcing_Intro_C01_NRC_2005.pdf PDF of Chapter 1 on Class Web Site]
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|Relevant Reading=Recent news article from Science Magazine on the turnaround of the ice ages. [http://climateknowledge.org/figures/Rood_Climate_Change_AOSS480_Documents/Kerr(news)_Ice_Age_South_Science_2007.pdf Kerr Report on Ice Age Turnaround (Science, 2007)]
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Report from the Royal Society on bio-fuels and climate change. [http://climateknowledge.org/figures/Rood_Climate_Change_AOSS480_Documents/Royal_Society_Biofuels_2008.pdf Royal Society Biofuels]
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|Foundational References=What is [http://climateknowledge.org/figures/Rood_Climate_Change_AOSS480_Documents/LN001_Scientific_Method_Defn_20080114.pdf the scientific method?]
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|Topics Covered=Attribution, Climate Science, Economic Markets, Impacts, Population, Response, Temperature
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|Semester=W08
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|Readings=Assigned, Relevant, Foundational References
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|Readings=Assigned, Relevant, Foundational References
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Revision as of 19:29, 23 November 2009

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Return to Climate Change: The Move to Action or Database {{#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, Economic Markets, Impacts, Population, Response, Temperature|== Topics Covered == Attribution, Climate Science, Economic Markets, Impacts, Population, Response, Temperature|}} {{#arraymap:Attribution, Climate Science, Economic Markets, Impacts, Population, Response, Temperature|,|q|| }} {{#arraymap:W08|,|q|| }} {{#arraymap:Assigned, Relevant, Foundational References|,|q|| }}



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