Introduction to Climate Change

  • Throughout time, the earth's climate has always been changing
    • produced ice ages
  • Hence, climate variations have been noted in the past
    • what physical processes create natural fluctuations in the earth's climate?
  • Is there an anthroprogenic influence on climate change?????
    • is so, what will its effect be???
  • how do we measure climate change in the past?
  • how are we predicting climate change in the future?