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Unformatted text preview: What about global warming? What about global warming? Politically Divided What about global warming? Democrat Position: The sky is falling…we are all going to roast. What about global warming? Republican Position: Weather and climate are inherently variable. What about global warming? Republican Position: Weather and climate are inherently variable. This fuss over global warming is just another Democrat plot to socialize the economy. What about global warming? Irrefutable Scientific Proof What about global warming? Greenhouse Effect Visible Infrared Greenhouse Gases Visible Greenhouse Gases • CH 4 • CFC • N 2 O • CO 2 Recent CO 2 Concentration 380 370 360 350 340 330 320 310 CO 2 Concentration (ppm) 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 Year Mauna Loa Observatory Ice Cores Carbon Dioxide (ppm) 600 500 400 300 200 100 present Time (thousand years ago) 300 280 260 240 220 200 180 160 Science , Vol. 310, p. 1313, Nov. 2005 Historical CO 2 Concentration Temperature 600 500 400 300 200 100 present Time (thousand years ago) Science , Vol. 310, p. 1313, Nov. 2005 Historical Temperature Temperature Carbon Dioxide (ppm) 600 500 400 300 200 100 present Time (thousand years ago) 300 280 260 240 220 200 180 160 Science , Vol. 310, p. 1313, Nov. 2005 Combined Correlation Hypothesis Independent Dependent 1 Temp CO 2 2 CO 2 Temp How do we test our hypotheses? Hypothesis Independent Dependent 1 Temp CO 2 2 CO 2 Temp How do we test our hypotheses?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/03/2011 for the course ENGR 482 taught by Professor Russell during the Fall '08 term at Texas A&M.

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