References for “Learn About Global Warming Science” Page

[1a] Loeb, N. G., Wielicki, B. A., Doelling, D. R., Smith, G. L., Keyes, D. F., Kato, S., … & Wong, T. (2009). Toward optimal closure of the Earth’s top-of-atmosphere radiation budget. Journal of Climate, 22(3), 748-766.  Link to PDF

  • [1b]
    Photo of scientist viewing sediment cores
    Scientist Calibrating Sediment Cores to Gage CO2 Correlations With Temperature. Photo used by permission of Gary Braasch.

    Feldman, D. R., Collins, W. D., Gero, P. J., Torn, M. S., Mlawer, E. J., & Shippert, T. R. (2015). Observational determination of surface radiative forcing by CO2 from 2000 to 2010. Nature, 519(7543), 339-343. Link to abstract

  • [1c] The greenhouse effect facilitated by CO2 and other gases has been noted by scientists for more than 150 years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4YSwajvFAY

[2a] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LM_sKZCv26A

  • [2b] Santer, B. D., Painter, J. F., Bonfils, C., Mears, C. A., Solomon, S., Wigley, T. M., … & Wentz, F. J. (2013). Human and natural influences on the changing thermal structure of the atmosphere. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(43), 17235-17240. Link to paper
  • [2c] Laštovička, J., Akmaev, R. A., Beig, G., Bremer, J., & Emmert, J. T. (2006). Global change in the upper atmosphere. Science, 314(5803), 1253-1254. Link to Word-doc

[3a] Loeb, N. G., Wielicki, B. A., Doelling, D. R., Smith, G. L., Keyes, D. F., Kato, S., … & Wong, T. (2009). Toward optimal closure of the Earth’s top-of-atmosphere radiation budget. Journal of Climate, 22(3), 748-766. Link to PDF

  • [3b] Feldman, D. R., Collins, W. D., Gero, P. J., Torn, M. S., Mlawer, E. J., & Shippert, T. R. (2015). Observational determination of surface radiative forcing by CO2 from 2000 to 2010. Nature, 519(7543), 339-343. Link to abstract

[4a] http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/news/march-2015-us-climate-report

[4b] http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/news/june-2015-us-climate-report

[5] http://nca2014.globalchange.gov/report/regions/great-plains. Mapped soil moisture http://smap.jpl.nasa.gov/resources/87/

Picture of Full Planet, Empty Plates book

[6a] Lester R. Brown’s book “Full Planet, Empty Plates.” The relevant chapter is free online at http://www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch8 .

[7] http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/science/indicators/ecosystems/wildfires.html

[8a] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_issues_in_China#Desertification ;

[9] http://nca2014.globalchange.gov/report/regions/southwest ;http://nca2014.globalchange.gov/report/regions/great-plains.

Kids play with soccer ball in rice fields that did not yield in severe drought, Fu Luo Village, northern Guangdong Prov., China
Kids play with soccer ball in rice fields that did not yield in severe drought, Fu Luo Village, northern Guangdong Prov., China. Photo used by permission of Gary Braasch.

 

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