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?

We recommend you listen and learn which is the best advice we can give to begin to understand the challenges before us.

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What Else Do We Need to Do by Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben Speech at AASHE2011 Student Summit. He addresses the question,

what else do we need to do?   Brings us up to date where we are today as a planet.  Twenty-two years ago he wrote the End of Nature, before the issue/evidence of climate change.  

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EarthSayer Bill McKibben

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