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LECTURE 1 (9/8/18): Introduction & Overview


• Greenhouse effect & greenhouse gases

• Early history of science on climate change

• Weather vs climate

• Climate impacts: temperature, precipitation, storms

• IPCC Reports

• US & global CO2 emissions

• Fires, sea level rise, CA snowpack

• Paris Agreement

LINK to Lecture 1A Video - First Half

LINK to Lecture 1B Video - Second Half

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