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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Heroes and Villains by Renee Lertzman

Climate One asks Renee Lertzman, Ph.D. about whether there are heroes and villains in the

climate narrative. Published on Feb 10, 2016

Her book, Environmental Melancholia: Psychoanalytic dimensions of engagement (Psychoanalytic Explorations) is available from Amazon by clicking on the image or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.

EarthSayer Renee Lertzmann

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