by Alla Shogenova and Kazbulat Shogenov (CO2GeoNet-TTUGI)

Introduction to climate system (e.g. energy balance); global temperature trends (past - present - future); atmospheric greenhouse gases (content/concentrations/trends); carbon cycle, CO2 fluxes; anthropogenic CO2 emissions; world energy consumption (status and future forecasts, importance of fossil fuels); international climate agreements (UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol and Paris Agreement); options for climate change mitigation (and sustainable development).

E-lecture n.1 - Climate change and energy consumption