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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Getting Serious About Climate Change by David Victor

Charles David Keeling Annual Lecture(2014)

This year, the Keeling Lecture features UCSD School of International Relations and Pacific Studies is Professor David Victor, a political scientist and an internationally recognized leader in research on energy and climate change policy. He is the Director of the school’s new Laboratory on International Law and Regulation, and author of numerous books including his most recent, “Global Warming Gridlock: Creating More Effective Strategies for Protecting the Planet.” Series: "Perspectives on Ocean Science" [7/2014] [Science] [Show ID: 27846](Visit: http://www.uctv.tv)

Published on Jun 30, 2014

EarthSayer David Victor

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