Updates below and Update
Central Coast Climate Science Education
Alerts and Event Notices
On-Line 8-Week College Course
Warming: The Science of Climate Change
Dr. David Archer, University of Chicago
Next Session Begins March 31, 2014
HERE for more info and to sign up
Here is an
excellent opportunity for those who are interested in
learning about climate science from a real expert.
This free on-line course is intended for folks not
having a science background and will not involve any
more math than simple algebra. Dr. David Archer is
the instructor, a very distinguished climate scientist
at the University of Chicago.
ENROLLMENT FOR THIS SERIES OF
CLASSES IS CLOSED.
Unfortunately, this course is now filled.
No further registrations will be accepted.
We hope to video tape this series of classes and make it
this website. Watch this page for a future
announcement of the videos
being posted. There "may be" another series of
classes later in 2014.
Hosted by Dr. Ray Weymann and Lifelong Learners of the
Four Wednesday's, March 5th, 12th,
19th & 26th, 2014
PG&E Energy Education Center
6588 Ontario Road, San Luis Obispo
Several different speakers
will discuss the basic science but also expected impacts
as well as strategies for dealing with climate change.
The course is taught under the auspices of the
Learners of the Central Coast.
Previous Alerts and Event
Scroll down to section Expert Summaries, then
open the link to the
web page Expert
Summaries, then scroll down to the bottom of the
Academy of Sciences section for the
UPDATE 02/28/14 -
added the new report
Climate Change: Evidence and Causes .
No. 4 Volcanoes
produce more CO2 than human activities.
chronological listing of all website updates see
The aim of this website
is to provide interested citizens with reliable and timely access to
the rapidly expanding understanding of the Earth's climate system, a
topic which will be of increasing importance to our nation and the
world. Development of the material on this website is in progress,
so please check back periodically for new material.
We provide links to
other websites and informative posts as well as respond to local
inquiries about climate science, and post information about
upcoming local events bearing on this issue.
If you are new to this
website, please visit the Site Guide
a brief explanation of the content of the pages on this website.
An important feature of
this website is the Tutorial and Essays page consisting of step-by-step "lessons" explaining the
basic principals of climate science to those who do not have an
extensive background in science.
In addition, if you are
a member of any group that would like a free PowerPoint presentation
on "Climate Science Basics", please send a request to
sign) charter.net and a time
will be arranged. The presentation runs about 35 minutes, with time
afterwards devoted to questions and comments.
This website utilizes PDF files.
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Website Owner and Author