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WWF Akademie WWF Deutschland

Climate system and climate models

  • FREE
  • 2 h 11 min
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Certificate included

What is the course about?

The climate crisis is as much a fact as it is that humans are its main cause. The observed changes in the climate system are the result of human activity, especially the continued burning of coal, oil and gas. Continued greenhouse gas emissions lead to further global warming. Changes in all components of the climate system make it even more likely that the consequences on Earth's societies and ecosystems will become fundamental and irreversible. To understand this, let's look at how our climate system works and the basis of our current economy.

Course content

Chapter 1
Climate system and climate models
Welcome
Welcome by the presenter Sara Schurmann
Do you know the difference between weather and climate?
The climate system and its components
Chapter 2
Natural greenhouse effect
Natural greenhouse effect
What are greenhouse gases?
Chapter 3
Anthropogenic greenhouse effect
Anthropogenic greenhouse effect
Sea-level rise in the future
Chapter 4
Climate models and their projections
Climate models and their projections
Chapter 5
Climate models
Climate models
Chapter 6
Emission pathways
Emission pathways
Chapter 7
The role of the IPCC
The role of the IPCC
Chapter 8
CO₂-Budget
CO₂-Budget
Chapter 9
Becoming active yourself
Becoming active yourself
Bending the Curve: The Restorative Power of Planet-Based Diets
Forests protect the climate
Congratulations

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