A closer look at how Colorado, as well as the rest of the world, is being affected by rising sea levels, temperature increase, and diminished water availability. This video is the first in the series "Climate and Colorado's Future," co-produced by the Office of University Outreach at the University of Colorado Boulder, Sovereign Pictures, and Landlocked Films. Explore some of the basics about the Earth's climate system and the impacts of that changing climate. The University of Colorado Boulder is home to some of the most influential scientists and researchers on the topic of climate change. Find out how these scientists conduct research that explains how and why the climate is changing.