climate change

climate change

Is our climate headed for mathematical chaos? - Victor J. Donnay

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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/is-our-climate-headed-for-mathematical-chaos-victor-j-donnay Scientists have warned that as CO2 levels in the atmosphere rise an increase in Earth’s temperature by even two degrees could lead to catastrophic effects across the world. But how can such a tiny, measurable change in one factor lead to huge, unpredictable changes elsewhere? Victor J. Donnay uses billiards to illustrate tipping points, chaotic motion and their implications on climate change. Lesson by Victor J. Donnay, animation by Karrot Animation.