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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The Myth of Apathy and Climate Change by Renee Lertzman

Public information campaigns and apathetic non-responders or?  Dr. Lertzman challenges existing assumptions around the public response to climate change. She suggests how we re-frame issues to be more successful at protecting the environment and our people.

Renee Lertzman is an applied researcher and strategic communications specialist. Her work targets how to generate actual, lasting behavior change. It is a systems-based psychosocial approach – scalable, potent, and goes deep.

EarthSayer Renee Lertzman

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