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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Shade in the time of Climate Change by Raj Patel
AASHE 2013 Opening Ceremony & Raj Patel Keynote speaker. 
Raj Patel is an award-winning writer, activist and academic.He's a Research Professor in 
the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin and a 
Senior Research Associate at the Unit for Humanities at Rhodes University (UHURU), 
South Africa.

EarthSayer Raj Patel

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