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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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California's Extreme Drought, Explained | The New York Times
The State of California is experiencing the worst drought in its history. Find out just how bad the situation is getting and what it means for you. Published on Jul 7, 2014

Produced by: Carrie Halperin and Sean Patrick Farrell

Read the story here at NY Times.

EarthSayers Sean Patrick Farrell; Carrie Halperi; Jennifer Morgan

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