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Social protection and climate change

Climate change has already resulted in climate-related extreme events of greater frequency and/or intensity. This, along with long-term changes in average conditions (whether in temperature or…

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Climate Change and Health

This video addresses the impact of climate change on global public health. It looks at the direct effect climate change has on the spread of diseases, the impact of temperature rise on conflict and…

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Climate challenges at Mediterranean level

The increasing trend in the Mediterranean region for temperature is much higher than the global averages; the Med is a hotspot of climate change with very high temperature change and create decreases…

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Climate Change as a Planetary Boundary

This lecture provides evidence for why climate change is a planetary boundary, based on temperature changes since the Industrial Revolution. We have already seen 1 degree Celsius of warming over the…

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Humanity's Period of Grace: The Holocene

What is the desired state of planet Earth? We use different "cups" to show the various stable states that the ecosystem can reside in. We have been in the Holocene period for the last…

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Recent History of Climate Change

This chapter discusses current trends in climate science, beginning with maps produced by Professor James Hansen. The first map shows a bell curve of temperatures for each place during the time…

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A Global Mitigation Scenario

The three pillars of deep decarbonization are energy efficiency and conservation measure, the production of low carbon electricity, and the fuel switching from high carbon to low carbon energy…

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Limiting the Mean Surface Temperature

In this chapter, Emmanuel Guérin discusses what we can do to avoid these catastrophic consequences and at what level we should try to limit the increase in temperature. The adoption of the 2…

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Other Drivers of Climate Change

The rising greenhouse gas concentrations have been the main drivers of the overall rise of Earth’s temperature, especially during the recent decades, but year-to-year fluctuations of…

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Surface Temperature Projections

Looks at the uncertainty of the different representative concentration pathways as well as the variability of the different factors that play into climate change. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Emissions Scenarios

Takes a look at the different representative concentration pathways that the world could take moving into the future and their impact on global warming. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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The Melting Cryosphere

Looks at the effect of climate change on the cryosphere, particularly looking at the destruction of the continental ice sheets and their contribution to sea level rise. This video is licensed under…

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Modern Surface Temperature Trends

Explains how scientists know that the surface level temperatures of the Earth are rising. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Explains why the world is seeing more extreme weather patterns, and why they are consistent with global warming. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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The Oceans and Climate Change Observations

Discussing rising sea temperatures and levels. It relates the rise of ocean surface temperatures to the destructiveness of hurricanes. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Ocean Heat Storage and Sea Level

This chapter discusses how sea level is affected by things like surface temperature and ocean heat. The temperature of the ocean determines the phase of the water and control the radiative balance of…

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