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The habitable planet. Unit 12, Earth's changing climate

Author: Alex GriswoldAnna LewickeHarvard Environmental Economics Program,Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Science Media Group,Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics,All authors
Publisher: District of Columbia : Annenberg Learner, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Earth's climate is a sensitive system that is subject to dramatic shifts over varying time scales. Today human activities are altering the climate system by increasing concentrations of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, which raises global temperatures. In this unit, examine the science behind global climate change and explore its potential impacts on natural ecosystems and human societies.
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Environmental films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Griswold; Anna Lewicke; Harvard Environmental Economics Program,; Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Science Media Group,; Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics,; Annenberg Learner (Firm),
OCLC Number: 1052764248
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed August 14, 2018).
Description: 1 online resource (29 min.)
Responsibility: Science Media Group ; [produced by] Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics ; [in association with the Harvard University Center for the Environment].

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Earth's climate is a sensitive system that is subject to dramatic shifts over varying time scales. Today human activities are altering the climate system by increasing concentrations of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, which raises global temperatures. In this unit, examine the science behind global climate change and explore its potential impacts on natural ecosystems and human societies.

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