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Lec 1 - Scope of the Class

Lec 1 - Scope of the Class. PHSC 13400: Global Warming David Archer, Professor in Geophysical Sciences "Scope of the Class" September 30, 2009. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social...
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Lec 2 - Heat and Light

Lec 2 - Heat and Light. PHSC 13400: Global Warming David Archer, Professor in Geophysical Sciences "Heat and Light" October 2, 2009. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The...
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Lec 3 - Blackbody Radiation & Quantum Me ...

Lec 3 - Blackbody Radiation & Quantum Mechanics. PHSC 13400: Global Warming David Archer, Professor in Geophysical Sciences "Blackbody Radiation & Quantum Mechanics" October 5, 2009 . This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and...
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Lec 4 - Our First Climate Model

Lec 4 - Our First Climate Model. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future, keeping...
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Lec 5 - The Greenhouse Effect

Lec 5 - The Greenhouse Effect. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future, keeping the...
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Lec 6 - What Makes a Greenhouse Gas?

Lec 6 - What Makes a Greenhouse Gas?. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future,...
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Lec 7 - Greenhouse Gases in the Atmosphere

Lec 7 - Greenhouse Gases in the Atmosphere. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant...
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Lec 8 - What Holds the Atmosphere Up?

Lec 8 - What Holds the Atmosphere Up?. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future,...
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Lec 9 - Why its Colder Aloft

Lec 9 - Why its Colder Aloft. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future, keeping the...
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Lec 10 - Winds, Currents, and Heat

Lec 10 - Winds, Currents, and Heat. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future,...
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Lec 11 - Six Degrees

Lec 11 - Six Degrees. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future, keeping the human...
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Lec 12 - Ice and Water Vapor Feedbacks

Lec 12 - Ice and Water Vapor Feedbacks. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future,...
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Lec 13 - Clouds

Lec 13 - Clouds. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future, keeping the human time...
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Lec 14 - The Weathering CO2 Thermostat

Lec 14 - The Weathering CO2 Thermostat. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future,...
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Lec 15 - The Lungs of the Carbon Cycle

Lec 15 - The Lungs of the Carbon Cycle. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future,...
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Lec 16 - The Battery of the Biosphere

Lec 16 - The Battery of the Biosphere. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future,...
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Lec 17 - Coal and Oil

Lec 17 - Coal and Oil. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future, keeping the human...
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Lec 18 - Oil and Gas

Lec 18 - Oil and Gas. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future, keeping the human...
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Lec 19 - The Carbon Cycle Today

Lec 19 - The Carbon Cycle Today. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future, keeping...
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Lec 20 - The Long Thaw

Lec 20 - The Long Thaw. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future, keeping the human...
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Lec 21 - The Smoking Gun

Lec 21 - The Smoking Gun. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future, keeping the...
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Lec 22 - The Present in the Bosom of the ...

Lec 22 - The Present in the Bosom of the Past. This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant...
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Lec 23 - Hot, Flat, and Crowded

This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future, keeping the human time scale of the next...

PHSC 13400: Global Warming


Source of these courses is University of Chicago 
This 10-week course for non-science majors focuses on a single problem: assessing the risk of human-caused climate change. The story ranges from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, fluid mechanics, and quantum mechanics, to economics and social sciences. The class will consider evidence from the distant past and projections into the distant future, keeping the human time scale of the next several centuries as the bottom line. The lectures follow a textbook, "Global Warming, Understanding the
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COURSE NAME: PHSC 13400: Global Warming

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