Introduction to Climate Change
This course explores the principles underlying the interdisciplinary and rapidly growing field of climate science and climate change. Topics include the EarthÓ³ climate system and climate history, the physics and chemistry of greenhouse gases, and evidence for climate change. The course investigates human influences on the climate system, including greenhouse gas emissions and potential impacts of climate change. It also considers various possible responses to climate change, including alternative energy production, policy responses, and adaptation. UC CREDIT LIMITATION: Credit for PHSN 108 or PHSN 108H.