The facts, in eight parts. Plus a quiz just to assure you have achieved climate geek status. Prepared by Eric Nadal, a Vancouver based writer and UBC graduate with degrees spanning physics, planetary science, ethics and the philosophy of science. Drawing on his background in both science and philosophy, Eric seeks to equip readers with a fresh and more sharply honed understanding of the problem. Edited by Chris Wood.
In This Series
Cut through the smoke, learn the facts, win debates. In eight easy lessons starting today.
To understand why the planet's heating up, you need to know about 'radiative forcing.'
Reading the planet's past to understand the magnitude of risk we face.
Why warming the atmosphere doesn't just cause weather to get hotter.
How our fossil fuel craze affects species, and makes for a radically different Earth.
Overflowing our carbon sinks, on land and sea, takes its toll.
Why scientists can be certain, while not exact, about climate change and its impacts.
How much reduction in fossil fuel use is needed to avert disaster?
You've taken the course. Now test your knowledge. And earn a diploma.