Lecture 03 (Climate Change: Move to Action (Winter 2010))

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{{#if:Developing a vocabulary for climate change discussion, reviewing climate change relationships, and more scientific background.|== Lecture Summary == Developing a vocabulary for climate change discussion, reviewing climate change relationships, and more scientific background.|}} {{#if:Powerpoint Lecture 3|===Lecture Link=== Powerpoint Lecture 3|}} {{#if:* What is (and is not) “science?”

  • How is (thinking about) the response to Global Warming organized?
  • Relation of climate change and other big ticket items.
  • Building the scientific basis of climate change.|===Lecture Outline===
  • What is (and is not) “science?”
  • How is (thinking about) the response to Global Warming organized?
  • Relation of climate change and other big ticket items.
  • Building the scientific basis of climate change.|}}

{{#if:First Reading: Spencer Weart’s The Discovery of Global Warming http://www.aip.org/history/climate/index.html

And in particular two subsections Carbon dioxide greenhouse effect: http://www.aip.org/history/climate/co2.htm

Simple climate models http://www.aip.org/history/climate/simple.htm

Radiative Forcing of Climate Change: Expanding the Concept and Addressing Uncertainties (2005)

Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (BASC)

Chapter 1

From class website: Executive Summary Chapter 1: Radiative Forcing|== Assigned Reading == First Reading: Spencer Weart’s The Discovery of Global Warming http://www.aip.org/history/climate/index.html

And in particular two subsections Carbon dioxide greenhouse effect: http://www.aip.org/history/climate/co2.htm

Simple climate models http://www.aip.org/history/climate/simple.htm

Radiative Forcing of Climate Change: Expanding the Concept and Addressing Uncertainties (2005)

Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (BASC)

Chapter 1

From class website: Executive Summary Chapter 1: Radiative Forcing|}} {{#if:|== Relevant Reading == {{{Relevant Reading}}}|}} {{#if:Rood Climate Change Class

Reference list from course

Rood Blog Data Base

Koshland Science Museum: Global Warming

IPCC (2007) Working Group 1: Summary for Policy Makers

IPCC (2007) Synthesis Report, Summary for Policy Makers

Osborn et al., The Spatial Extent of 20th-Century Warmth in the Context of the Past 1200 Years, Science, 311, 841-844, 2006|== Foundational References == Rood Climate Change Class

Reference list from course

Rood Blog Data Base

Koshland Science Museum: Global Warming

IPCC (2007) Working Group 1: Summary for Policy Makers

IPCC (2007) Synthesis Report, Summary for Policy Makers

Osborn et al., The Spatial Extent of 20th-Century Warmth in the Context of the Past 1200 Years, Science, 311, 841-844, 2006|}} {{#if:|== Relevant Readings Posted by Others == {{{Relevant Readings Posted by Others}}}|}} {{#if:Climate Science, Energy, IPCC, Law, Observations, Paleoclimate, Policy, Population, Public Health, Temperature, Water|== Topics Covered == Climate Science, Energy, IPCC, Law, Observations, Paleoclimate, Policy, Population, Public Health, Temperature, Water|}} {{#arraymap:Climate Science, Energy, IPCC, Law, Observations, Paleoclimate, Policy, Population, Public Health, Temperature, Water|,|q|| }} {{#arraymap:W10|,|q|| }} {{#arraymap:Foundational References|,|q|| }}



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