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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Advanced Energy Economy Close-up with Tom Steyer


Tom Steyer, Senior Managing Member & Founder of Farallon Capital Management and co-founder of Advanced Energy Economy, discusses idea behind the advanced energy economy and why advanced energy is a critical issue for the United States. Farallon Capital is a San Francisco, California-based equity management firm. Visit the AAE website for more information about the Advanced Energy Economy. Steyer resigned from Farallon in 2012, founded NextGen Climate to support activism on climate change in 2013, and just recently completed his personal divestment from fossil fuels. Published on Aug 26, 2013

EarthSayer Tom Steyer

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