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The Future of Terrestrial Life

Lecture no. 23 from the course: Life in Our Universe

The Future of Terrestrial Life

Taught by Professor Laird Close | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Professor Close highlights why we shouldn't be complacent about the long-term viability of Earth and presents the timescale in which humans will need to leave Earth or become vulnerable to extinction. Inspect historical evidence indicating that Earth is warming, and learn what will happen to the atmosphere in the future.

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