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Unformatted text preview: 8. What is ‘plate tectonics’ and how could that alter past climates? 9. What is the ‘Milankovitch theory’ and what did it tell us about previous ice ages? 10. What other factors can influence global weather? 11. How has CO 2 levels changed starting from the industrial revolution? 12. What does a rising CO 2 level do to global temperatures? What is the mechanism? 13. How much has the Earth’s temperature increased the last 150 years? 14. What do computer models tell us about future global climate if CO 2 levels continue to increase? What other molecule is likely to increase adding to an even warmer Earth? 15. How do volcanoes affect global climate? 16. What are ‘aerosols’ and what is their impact on global climate? 17. What is the ‘Bering Land Bridge?’...
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- Spring '11