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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Celebrating Environmental Milestones: Default Settings

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Professor Gabrielle Wong-Parodi reflects on the success of using resource-saving default settings on appliances to help make a positive impact. April 17, 2020

EarthSayer Gabrielle Wong-Parodi

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