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Week 3 Further Reading

Optional extra reading on atmosphere and climate change.
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This is optional extra reading and not required for this course.

For those of you who wish to explore this week’s topic further, here is an excellent resource to get started.

My favourite! Palaeoclimate (past climate) is a topic that helps us learn more about what the future may hold. This week’s open access review article looks at what we know about climate hundreds of thousands to millions of years ago and how global temperature changes might be similar to or different from past changes in global temperatures. This paper is in Nature Geoscience, one of the top journals for climate science today; lot’s of great data in here and a fun read!


Fischer, H., Meissner, K.J., Mix, A.C. et al. (2018) Palaeoclimate constraints on the impact of 2 °C anthropogenic warming and beyond. Nature Geosci 11:474–485.

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