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What is a Carbon Budget?

This chapter discusses how much anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions we can still emit if we want to live within the 2-degree limit that we’ve set using the concept of the carbon budget. A…

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The Earth's Energy Balance

This lecture discusses the basics of climate science in order to support the discussion of deep decarbonization and other actions related to greenhouse gas emissions. As Joseph Fourier realized, the…

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Overview of the Climate System : How Do Energy Balances Work?

Introduces the concept of energy balances in the climate system. It compares infrared radiation to ultraviolet radiation in the context of energy balances as well as going into the process of how…

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Feedback Mechanisms and the Carbon Cycle

Discusses the different types of radiative forcing, feedback mechanisms, and the carbon cycle in relation to the climate system. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Climate Engineering and the Ocean

This chapter is about engineering for the climate and whether or not we should do it. Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, humans have put an enormous amount of carbon dioxide into the…

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