The Great Courses: Earth Sciences
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  • The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained |  The Great Courses

    The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained

    • ORIGINAL (13 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By The Great Courses
    • Narrated By Professor Michael E. Wysession
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    To better put into perspective the various issues surrounding energy in the 21st century, you need to understand the essential science behind how energy works. And you need a reliable source whose focus is on giving you the facts you need to form your own educated opinions.

    Comprehensive picture of energy resources

    I bought this book with a hope of understanding more about the processes involved in recovering energy, and the strengths of the various resources and..Show More »

    Reviewed on 17 September 2016 by Eoin ()
  • Earth's Changing Climate |  The Great Courses

    Earth's Changing Climate

    • ORIGINAL (6 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By The Great Courses
    • Narrated By Professor Richard Wolfson
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    Whatever your views on climate change, it's important to understand how the current scientific consensus on global warming evolved out of basic physical principles and a broad range of observations. This lucid series of 12 lectures is designed to do exactly that-reviewing the most up-to-date research and explaining the concepts, tools, data, and analysis that have led an overwhelming number of climate scientists to conclude that Earth is indeed warming and that we humans are in great part responsible.

    Very good course

    This course is of high quality. I especially appreciated the scientific approach, the extent of the whole course, different graphics and mixing many p..Show More »

    Reviewed on 12 February 2017 by Jan ()