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

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Could we control our climate?

Acknowledgements

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

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Figures 1 and 2: Adapted from van Vuuren, D. et al (2011) 'The representative concentration pathways: an overview', Climate Change, November 2011, © Springer International Publishing AG, Part of Springer Science+Business Media

Figure 3: Projected mean surface air temperature change in 2081–2100 with respect to 1986–2005 for RCP4.5 from each of the 42 climate models used in the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (IPCC 2013)

Figure 4: Taken from Skeptical Science; http://creativecommons.org/ licenses/ by/ 3.0/

Figure 5: taken from: Predictions of mean GMST change 2081–2100 relative to 1986-2005: IPCC, 2013: Summary for Policymakers. In: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Stocker, T.F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, M. Tignor, S.K. Allen, J. Boschung, A. Nauels, Y. Xia, V. Bex and P.M. Midgley (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press

Figures 6, 7 and 8: Piers Forster

Figures 9 and 10: taken from: IPCC, 2014: Summary for Policymakers. In: Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Field, C.B., V.R. Barros, D.J. Dokken, K.J. Mach, M.D. Mastrandrea, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, B. Girma, E.S. Kissel, A.N. Levy, S. MacCracken, P.R. Mastrandrea, and L.L. White (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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