Basic Climate Change
Section 1 

How and Why the Climate is Changing

1. Introduction to Climate Science & Climate Change

1.1.1 Introduction to Climate Science & Climate Change

1.1.2 Video: What is Climate? Climate Change Lines of Evidence: Chapter 1

This video helps summarize what is known about climate and climate change. This is part one of a seven-part series by the Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate of the National Research Council and the National Academy of Sciences.  

1.1.3 Video: The Earth's Energy Balance

Earth's energy balance will enable you to understand radiative equilibrium. You will also be able to recognize that the temperature of earth depends on the amount of solar energy that it absorbs.