Climate Change

Provides resources on climate change and global warming from the perspective of the disciplines of science, social science and humanities.

Physics and climate change

Greenhouse effect graphic
Image from Sir Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Adviser, Glasgow.

The discipline of physics provides essential climate modeling to our understanding of global climate change, through mathematical models of the interactions of land, ocean, atmosphere and ice.

Web resources

DVDs and streaming videos

Climate Change Expert Predicts 50% More Lightening (2 minutes)

From the American Institute of Physics:  Extreme weather, rising seas, and wildfires are effects of climate change. In this video, explore a new material that could help lower CO2 emissions. (4 minutes)