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Sustainability- Climate change

prof. dr hab. Szymon P. Malinowski

Academic year: 2019/2020
Semester: winter

LECTURE DESCRIPTION

The outline of the course is as follows:

1) Climate vs. weather. Climate system: components and parameters. Climate measurements and observations.

2) Energy balance of planet Earth. Solar constant, planetary albedo, greenhouse effect. Climate forcings and feedbacks.

3) Natural climate forcings and climate changes across geological history of the planet. Anthropocentric climate forcing and actual climate change.

4) Human fingerprints on climate: evidence.

5) Climate modeling: principles, verification, projections. Climate scenarios. Carbon budget.

6) IPCC assessment and special reports.

 

Courses materials

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Lectures / Leader Lecture type

Szymon P. Malinowski

Nov. 27, 2019, midnight

Adaptation

Lecture documents:
Conversation 03 - Presentation
Adaptation group presentation.pdf
Class

Szymon P. Malinowski

Nov. 20, 2019, midnight

Social Crisis and migration.

Lecture documents:
Conversation 02 - Presentation
Social crisis and migration. Final.pdf
Class

Szymon P. Malinowski

Nov. 13, 2019, 12:15 p.m.

Land use and foodConversation 01

Lecture documents:
Conversation 01 - Presentation
Land and food FINAL.pdf
Presentations and groups - update - Information for students
Climate-Change-presentations-update.pdf
Class

Szymon P. Malinowski

Nov. 13, 2019, 8:45 a.m.

Paleoclimatology. Global carbon cycle.

Lecture documents:
Lecture 04 - Presentation
2019-Climate-Sustainability-04.pdf
Lecture

Szymon P. Malinowski

Oct. 30, 2019, noon

History of climate research and data availability.

Lecture documents:
Lecture 03 - Presentation
2019-Climate-Sustainability-03.pdf
Presentations and groups - Information for students
Climate-Change-presentations.pdf
Lecture

Szymon P. Malinowski

Oct. 16, 2019, noon

Lecture documents:
Lecture 02 - Presentation
2019-Climate-Sustainability-02.pdf
Lecture

Szymon P. Malinowski

Oct. 9, 2019, noon

Lecture documents:
Lecture 01 - Presentation
2019-Climate-Sustainability-01.pdf
Lecture