Global Warming Resources

Dr. Michael Schlesinger, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and Director of the Climate Research Group, discusses evidence and proof in support of global warming, where global warming could be by the end of the century depending on today’s actions and policy for reducing CO2 emissions.

For more Center for Global Studies resources on this topic, see the Sustainable Development Research Cluster.


In part 1, Dr. Michael Schlesinger discusses evidence to support the concept of global warming.


In Part 2, Dr. Michael Schlesinger displays models, methods and calculations that prove the existence of global warming.


In Part 3, Dr. Michael Schlesinger covers different predictions for the end of century global warming levels based on different action routes put into effect today.


In Part 4, Dr. Michael Schlesinger discusses policy of the Illinois Climate Change Advisory Group aimed at reducing CO2 emissions.



For additional resources, see the following readings:


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