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the totality of surrounding conditions and circumstances affecting growth or development

a prevailing quality, as of thought, behavior, or attitude

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the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time

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the prevailing psychological state

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This added atmospheric insulation warms our climate system.
Continued emissions of greenhouse gases will cause further warming and changes in all components of the climate system.
Observations of changes in the climate system are based on multiple lines of independent evidence.
The South insists that the developed countries, given their predominance in technology, finance, and capacity for research and development, should provide assistance instead of shifting responsibility to the developing countries in the effort to improve the climate system.
It must be stressed that whatever case can be made in favor of questioning our ability to know the precise truth about climate change and to predict future states of the climate system, we must be careful in claiming that climate change is not happening, that humans are not causing it, or that it will not continue into the future to a significant degree (Gardiner 2004, 567).
Earth's atmosphere, water, land, and life interact to form our climate system, which absorbs most of its energy from sunlight.
Designed specifically for the armed forces the P9 boasts a combination of high-quality two-mm-thick leather and Gore-Tex XCR System nylon fabric built around the company's proprietary Haix Climate System that takes advantage of even the smallest movements to push perspiration out through the shaft of the boot.
We really can't claim anymore that it's natural variations that are driving these very large changes that we are seeing in our in the climate system.
The IPCC warned then that without remedial action the planet's rising temperatures could unleash potentially catastrophic change to earth's climate system, leading to hunger, drought, storms and massive species loss.
Mokssit will serve a five year term, as vice-chair of Working Group I, which is in charge of evaluating the scientific aspects of the climate system and climate change.
Conference organiser Dr Tom Rippeth said: "We are meeting at a time when the major role of the ocean in the climate system is becoming increasing recognised.
This would be a very tangible outcome of the Montreal Protocol, which has been called the single most successful international agreement to date, and would demonstrate how international treaties are able to make positive changes to the climate system.
One of the largest challenges in the understanding of the behaviour of the Earth climate variations consists in adequate estimation of the influence of feedbacks in the climate system.
He joined the faculty in 1995 and has earned international acclaim for his research on high-latitude terrestrial ecosystems and how they fit in the global climate system.
The lesson is that the climate system may have some nasty surprises for us.
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