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 Pavilion COP 15: Sarah Severn, NIKE

Hub Culture journalist EDIE LUSH interviews SARAH SEVERN, director of stakeholder partnerships for NIKE at COP 15 in Copenhagen. The BICEP partnership of 17 global companies calls for legislation on climate change. Ms. Severn addresses the progress so far in furthering climate legislation in the United States.

EarthSayers Edie Lush; Sarah Severn

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