Climate Change

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What is climate change? A definition from the Department of Ecology of Washington State reads: Climate includes patterns of temperature, precipitation, humidity, wind and seasons. It affects more than just a change in the weather and refers to seasonal changes over a long period of time. These climate patterns play a fundamental role in shaping natural ecosystems, and the human economies and cultures that depend on them.

It may be used inter-changably with global warming as they’re closely related. Global warming causes climates to change. Here is NASA discussion on the two terms, What's In A Name?

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Climate Change by 7 Billion Others

For those who are just beginning to understand the effects of climate change, this video series, published in 2009, brings together in one spot, citizens from many countries relating the effects of climate change on their communities. Published by goodplanet.org.

EarthSayers Liz Hansen; Juan Isuiza Pnia; Mohamed Waheed

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