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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Janos Pasztor: How do you assess the risks of climate-altering technologies?
April 29, 2020

Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative (C2G) Executive Director Janos Pasztor talks about assessing the risks of climate-altering technologies, and particularly those related to Solar Radiation Modification.

C2G seeks to catalyse the creation of effective governance for climate-altering technologies, in particular for Solar Radiation Modification and large-scale Carbon Dioxide Removal. C2G is impartial regarding the potential use of any proposed climate-altering technologies or interventions. These are choices for society to make.

To learn more, visit https://www.c2g2.net

EarthSayer Janos Pasztor

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