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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Uncertainty, knowledge and climate change by Stephan Lewandowsky
Published on Dec 3, 2015
We speak to guest editors Stephan Lewandowsky, Chair in Cognitive Psychology, University of Bristol and Richard Pancost (Professor of Biochemistry) about their Philosophical Transactions examining the relationship between scientific uncertainty about climate change and knowledge from physical, economic and social perspectives.

EarthSayers Stephan Lewandowsky; Richard Pancost

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