Global Climate Change
This Week's Movie Screening:
- Day After Tomorrow
- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. 2013. “Climate Change 2013: Synthesis Report. Summary for Policymakers”
Movie Log Canvas Assignment for Day After Tomorrow due at next Wednesday night class meeting at 5:10 pm
- No copying collaboration is allowed on this assignment, so be sure to submit your own answers in your own words.
Video Podcast: Global Climate Change
The 67-minute presentation related to the movie Day After Tomorrow is provided to you as an online streaming video podcast that you have to watch on your own. Click the play button below to begin watching. It is provided in 640 x 480 (480p) format and should be viewable on a computer, iOS device, or Android device. Look for the small play button in the bottom left of the video player window to start the streaming video.
If the streaming video player below does not work for you, then you can download the video to your computer and watch it thereafter by clicking on one of the links below. Given the size of these files and depending on the speed of your internet connection, it could take a long time to download, so one good option is to download them over night if you are using a slower connection. If you can watch it streaming, then you do not have to download a video file at all.
- 640 x 480 (480p) format that balances speed and quality. (534 MB file)
IPCC AR6 Supplemental Update
This is an 11-minute presentation that adds on to the main presentation by providing updated new information developed between the AR5 and AR6 assessment sby the IPCC. The science from the main presentaiton remains accurate, so there was no need to replace that. This supplement expands on the science with further examples of how climate change is impacting and will further impact all regions of the world, even if human civilization undertakes societal change, though as of yet the world has not committed to doing so.
640 x 480 (480p) format that balances speed and quality. (87 MB file)
1980 x 1080 (HD) format that provides highest quality. (608 MB file)
Related web links:
General climate links
- IPCC website- hosts all the IPCC reports discussed in class.
- A Primer on Climate
- Ice Adventures: Tracking evidence of abrupt climate change across the tropics
- Vital Climate Graphics
- Variations in Sea Level
Global climate model links