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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The Urgency of Combating Climate Change

Then President-elect Barack Obama in a speech (video) to the Global Climate Summit, November 18-19, 2008 Beverly Hills, California, promising "a new chapter of American leadership on climate change."

See also, Climate Change Talks, President Obama, 2009, here.  He speaks on Climate Change, 2013, here. President on Carbon Pollution and Power Plants here, May 2014.

EarthSayer President Barack Obama

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