Climate Change

About This Collection

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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2011: A Year of Extreme Weather

This is a video produced by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and a glimpse at some of the stories of EDF activities.  When  you click through on YouTube to read the comments on this video you will see ones from the climate change deniers as well as from those actively engaged as "environmentalists."  EarthSayers advocates sustainability principles and practices and bringing the voices of sustainability to the fore so that our citizens can make up their own minds and act responsibily in their daily lives.