Importance of this Unit to the Course
Two key questions relating to climate change, as discussed in Unit 2-1, were what climate variables are changing and how fast are they changing. In this unit we address these questions by looking at several climate change indicators.
Preparation for Discussion (You must complete this section before class.)
Discussion (online / face-to-face)
(See your portfolio for due dates and times)
A major component of the course is participation in the online dialog. The following types of comments are required:
What specific scientific observations, in your view, are the most compelling evidence that global warming is occurring? What scientific evidence most supports the assertion that humans are responsible for at least part of this warming?