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 by Renee Lertzman

At the Garrison Institute's 2011 Climate, Mind and Behavior Symposium, Renee Lertzman discusses the importance of attending to emotional, affective and unconscious dimensions of climate change communications and outreach strategy. To learn more about the Garrison Institute's Climate, Mind & Behavior Initiative: Uploaded on Mar 30, 2011

EarthSayer Renee Lertzman

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