Atmospheric Tipping Points

Science for the Public: Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations September 04, 2020 video-recording by Purdue University

Daniel Cziczo, Ph.D., Professor and Head, Dept of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Purdue University.

Dr. Cziczo explains how CO2 buildup affects Earth’s atmosphere, and how the present CO2 human-caused accumulation differs from the natural heating cycles over eons. The present accumulation is a dire threat to civilization and all life and requires a solution. Dr. Cziczo discusses the range of possibilities.