Denial101x MOOC - Full list of videos and references at your fingertips

The "Denial101x - Making Sense of Climate Science Denial" MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is now available as a self-paced course that anyone can take at any time.  The course was produced by the all-volunteer Skeptical Science team and the University of Queensland, and hosted on the edX-platform.  The lectures and expert interviews provide a unique resource for countering climate myths, learning effective myth-debunking techniques, and learning the basics of climate science in easily digestible bites.  These resources are now available in an organized and easily searched format.  Use them often!

MOOC videos.  The collection of Denial101x videos listed below is organized by week and by topic.  There are 81 lectures on focused topics, each about 5-7 minutes in length, plus 40 full interviews with experts in climate science and climate communication.  The video playlist is also available on the Denial101x YouTube channel.

MOOC references.  Each Denial101x lecture is supported by peer-reviewed research.  A comprehensive list of references is available, with links to the corresponding papers.

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Index of videos by week


Week 1  –  Overview of the climate controversy

Consensus of evidence https://youtu.be/5LvaGAEwxYs
Consensus of scientists https://youtu.be/WAqR9mLJrcE
Consensus of papers https://youtu.be/LdLgSirToJM
From the experts: Scientific consensus https://youtu.be/tU_aMg73h90
Knowledge based consensus https://youtu.be/HUOMbK1x7MI
Vested interests https://youtu.be/8i-fDTeHyd8
Dragons of inaction https://youtu.be/b3mxyFGjelA
Ideological bias https://youtu.be/nj1-tDKuHno
From the experts: Psychology of denial https://youtu.be/qLF6S7vlZDA
Manufacturing doubt https://youtu.be/uhykhXxjzGE
From the experts: Skepticism vs Denial https://youtu.be/--pyeRHCpRM
Media balance-as-bias https://youtu.be/YdUVe0kd24A
Structure of an effective debunking https://youtu.be/SSPLiCvh7xA
Five characteristics of science denial https://youtu.be/wXA777yUndQ
From the experts: Spread of denial https://youtu.be/OjMx7dFZsr4
From the experts: Attack on science https://youtu.be/aeSNhayqGcI
Week 1 wrap up https://youtu.be/znJkCgibsO0
Scientific Method https://youtu.be/OBYwy8vMvNI
   Full interview with Ben Santer https://youtu.be/EOrUYQhGzT8
   Full interview with Naomi Oreskes https://youtu.be/suz_13pXgEw
   Full interview with Peter Doran https://youtu.be/TGbYpmhpXzY
   Full interview with Stephan Lewandowsky https://youtu.be/7FQUsCyLzlE
   Full interview with Lawrence Hamilton https://youtu.be/m0dXY2e6SrY
   Full interview with Katharine Hayhoe https://youtu.be/BjhrwA9f4G8
   Full interview with Michael Mann https://youtu.be/k3j9j6WNpRM
   Full interview with Eugenie Scott https://youtu.be/sCk_3RNWdZI
   Full interview with Ritayan Mitra https://youtu.be/s4DxkYiDXhY

Week 2  –  Global warming is happening

Week 2 overview https://youtu.be/UWrg96LEZgE
Heat build-up https://youtu.be/Lepc2OKX6uQ
Hot records https://youtu.be/5IxYhEKbsZo
Sea level rise https://youtu.be/dBs_K59K6GY
Shrinking glaciers https://youtu.be/we39vRtT1d0
Greenland ice loss https://youtu.be/M9hQBGXsEP0
Antarctic land ice vs sea ice https://youtu.be/9PUmKHBtnlA
Cryosphere: Expert Interviews https://youtu.be/ERLd15drxDA
Building a robust temperature record https://youtu.be/YKQiyBkt4Vs
Heat in the city https://youtu.be/pidRKmq2iGI
Wavy jet stream https://youtu.be/B1fwNnJUYgU
Climate change vs global warming https://youtu.be/HAF9jl6fupA
Week 2 wrap up https://youtu.be/z0vJHeVjE5A
   Full interview with Phil Jones https://youtu.be/fuRU10ocuds
   Full interview with Jonathan Bamber https://youtu.be/evOy3e4tNQU
   Full interview with Fabrice Calmels https://youtu.be/3ECc5d1j8L4
   Full interview with Antoni Lewkowicz https://youtu.be/PmTfqLOmNXc
   Full interview with Eric Rignot https://youtu.be/kzaKaLq86pE
   Full interview with Lonnie Thompson https://youtu.be/Z3sU24BD5vQ
   Full interview with Isabella Velicogna https://youtu.be/VRbVoA3Ccos

Week 3  –  We are causing global warming

Week 3 overview https://youtu.be/cSYHn2ubmAE
Upsetting the natural balance https://youtu.be/kQ9hPl9dl98
Human CO2 emissions trump volcanoes https://youtu.be/w5p9osQqpSE
Taking up residence https://youtu.be/8R4YavfQ7jk
From the experts: Carbon cycle https://youtu.be/iEDnjIeBRk8
The greenhouse effect https://youtu.be/PTfnuX-HVk8
Increasing the greenhouse effect https://youtu.be/we8VXwa83FQ
Reinforcing feedback https://youtu.be/dHozjOYHQdE
From the experts: Greenhouse effect https://youtu.be/H4YSwajvFAY
Structure of our atmosphere https://youtu.be/LM_sKZCv26A
Measuring from space https://youtu.be/wEuSfMRB7pU
Daily and yearly cycle https://youtu.be/FhHuaq1xQbU
Week 3 wrap up https://youtu.be/irWfvG32q0o
   Full interview with Corinne Le Quéré https://youtu.be/JBqcZQxYPrs
   Full interview with Ed Hawkins https://youtu.be/tgzTDcpA3oM
   Full interview with Steve Sherwood https://youtu.be/2i1xJ68SREQ
   Full interview with Luke Barnard https://youtu.be/CG7WjmkXbCA
   Full interview with Joanne House https://youtu.be/EkShFvzt1W4
   Full interview with Mike Lockwood https://youtu.be/NqHQ8i6G-eI
   Full interview with Bill Ruddiman https://youtu.be/CaUHSV6yCA8

Week 4  –  The past tells us about the future

Week 4 Overview https://youtu.be/Dxp5YJNWPi0
Modern vs. past climate change https://youtu.be/H5kejSYPD7U
The Little Ice Age https://youtu.be/0n3bX_5d7vA
Ancient CO2 levels https://youtu.be/aqkGoCglp_U
From the experts: The past https://youtu.be/GGEjfUHPVcE
Medieval warm period https://youtu.be/AD16nCsvjqs
Confused decline https://youtu.be/dc8A6SIJijs
From the experts: The decline https://youtu.be/yP6N9nbmS54
Principles that models are built on https://youtu.be/mYU2uawYPlE
Climate model success stories https://youtu.be/Y_jKXcgR_QA
Weather vs climate https://youtu.be/YwfX5l9FuPI
Climate science in 1970s https://youtu.be/_F6bq0l18Ng
Future ice age https://youtu.be/jaVM5H_TGrU
Tendency to underestimate climate impacts https://youtu.be/NfggcaM666s
From the experts: Climate Models https://youtu.be/PZo1TYpsy2U
Week 4 wrap up https://youtu.be/W-Gx9lfYao4
The Climate of Middle Earth: Part 1 https://youtu.be/jJNkd5g6oxI
   Full interview with Tim Osborn https://youtu.be/mWF--68qo1s
   Full interview with Andy Pitman https://youtu.be/trIp4yBbHrU
   Full interview with Greg Webb https://youtu.be/Iwd4_lLjxqI
   Full interview with Katrin Meissner https://youtu.be/lPfQAIvfWkA
   Full interview with David Stevens https://youtu.be/2fwx_COshsY

Week 5  –  Impacts of climate change

Week 5 overview https://youtu.be/4YHOMi58aGc
Climate is sensitive https://youtu.be/u4L8w5wUh9s
Water vapor amplifies warming https://youtu.be/u9L49p9Y8Mg
The role of clouds in climate change https://youtu.be/TW33e9J3fRc
Methane clathrate feedback https://youtu.be/IOYHKlvRYMc
Adaptation takes time https://youtu.be/LrIN6gK3S0A
From the experts: Ecological impacts https://youtu.be/ijEx2L7keEY
Polar bears https://youtu.be/MddWTJEFrTc
Ocean acidification https://youtu.be/W1TZ8g8JYVU
From the experts: Coral bleaching and ocean acidification https://youtu.be/JMaFknj3e4k
Overall impacts https://youtu.be/TcxxhDVvTXU
Carbon Dioxide is a pollutant https://youtu.be/quU3bG7lVfY
Agricultural impacts https://youtu.be/wcDUaBO8T34
From the experts: Impacts on society https://youtu.be/Zhv8bvXJ5fs
Extreme weather https://youtu.be/Ijwu1DLaE9w
Heat waves https://youtu.be/POaVUAnp5j0
Hurricanes https://youtu.be/9mKC49AUVUo
Week 5 wrap up https://youtu.be/N85TuCJX65o
Making sense of the slowdown https://youtu.be/CE1yQz_VJHc
The Climate of Middle Earth: Part 2 https://youtu.be/sRS1ptPOF54
   Full interview with Richard Alley https://youtu.be/JQimNeJn9D4
   Full interview with Ove Hoegh-Guldberg https://youtu.be/_tCChCDT8oI
   Full interview with Charlie Veron https://youtu.be/SCek8oTB5KM
   Full interview with Annamieke Van De Heuvel https://youtu.be/3-IxN7TCS0A
   Full interview with Sir David Attenborough https://youtu.be/Hs73hRhWovQ
   Full interview with Christine Hoskings https://youtu.be/IouEPsIspV0
   Full interview with Kevin Trenberth https://youtu.be/su5FVlzOBi0

Week 6  –  Responding to denial

Week 6 overview https://youtu.be/gJ0xTCDNnmo
Vocal Minority https://youtu.be/uKWDGlBKIGc
Worldview Backfire Effect https://youtu.be/CtSk03efSqQ
From the experts: Moving past barriers to change https://youtu.be/9It19FHt50g
Inoculation Theory https://youtu.be/K3YngyVdyrI
Sticky science https://youtu.be/TM-zNO02phw
Flu Shots https://youtu.be/wfq0Xrgsn_4
From the experts: Debunking https://youtu.be/4pg0fDdo85I
From the experts: Climate metaphors https://youtu.be/UBa0f4uoQm0
Week 6 wrap up https://youtu.be/2sxv2R09jOI
The Climate of Middle Earth: Part 3 https://youtu.be/zIe6EefVjTw
   Full interview with Dan Lunt https://youtu.be/HpaJ3mKftas
   Full interview with Simon Donner https://youtu.be/CZENiRzi2q0
   Full interview with Ullrich Ecker https://youtu.be/VT6QjLnYGu8
   Full interview with Michael Ranney https://youtu.be/ElRSUgRo4dU
   Full interview with Courtney St. John https://youtu.be/8cDx3ijVb78
   Full interview with Mark McCaffrey https://youtu.be/gnU6DxIlNLk

 

Posted by LarryM on Thursday, 3 September, 2015


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