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?

We recommend you listen and learn which is the best advice we can give to begin to understand the challenges before us.

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#CCL2020 June Conference: Broadcast Meteorologists as Climate Change Communicators
June 14, 2020

Broadcast meteorologists are trusted in their communities, have lots of viewers, and are skilled at communicating scientific information. This makes them ideal messengers to talk about climate change and its local impacts. Learn how some meteorologists are already educating their viewers on climate change, why some are still struggling to discuss it, and resources you can use to help more meteorologists engage on this issue.

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