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Could we control our climate?
Could we control our climate?

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This free course was written by Dr Tamsin Edwards with contributions from Dr Mark Brandon.

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Course image:  courtesy: Mark Brandon.

Figure 1: National Research Council. 2015. Climate Intervention: Reflecting Sunlight to Cool Earth. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. fig. (b) National Research Council. 2015. Climate Intervention: Carbon Dioxide Removal and Reliable Sequestration. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. 10.17226/ 18805.

Figure 2: A graphic from based on graph produced by Dr. Ed Hawkins, National Centre for Atmospheric Science.

Figure 3: The 2015 update to the GMST reconstructions: (a) reported by VICE News and (b) animated graphic by the blog ‘Carbon Brief’, January 2016.

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Figure 6: Emissions of CO2 observed and for the RCP scenarios: Sanford. T et al. (2014) The climate policy narrative for a dangerously warming world Nature Climate Change 4, 164–166 nclimate/ journal/ v4/ n3/ full/ nclimate2148.html

Video 1: Newsnight, October 2014, © BBC

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