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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Trending Story - Trade Agreements and Climate by Mark Trexler

Trending Story - Trade Agreements and Climate -by Climate Change Risk expert Dr. Mark Trexler is available via email through subscription.  

Published on Sep 5, 2016

A quick review of why there is growing concern over the environmental implications of international trade agreements. To explore this further in the Climate Web you can jump to this link.

EarthSayer Mark Trexler

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