Environmental Science 102
Global Warming Study Guide
After the "Global Warming" lecture and readings you should be able to answer and discuss the following questions.
How is global temperature measured?
What are proxy records and how are they used?
Is the world actually getting warmer?
What evidence is there to support your answer?
If it is, what is causing this warming?
Is a warmer globe necessarily a bad thing?
What is predicted to occur to the global climate in the next century in terms of temperature, glaciers, sea level, precipitation and storms?