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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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Using a climate model, they found that increased evaporation actually had an overall cooling effect on the global climate.
CHAPTER 7 Global Climate Shock Number Five: Drought-Induced Timberland Fires
I think that there probably has been some exaggeration of the dangers of ozone and global climate change," he said.
Proponents of global climate change theory claim the climate currently is warming due to an increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, caused primarily by the use of fossil fuel.
chair of Ford Motor Company, announced in December that he is pulling his company out of the Global Climate Coalition, a controversial group of more than 40 major corporations.
Bush, Boucher said the two leaders discussed the need to work together on improving technologies seen as the solution to global climate change.
For Gelbspan, the choice is obvious: extreme poverty, mass famine, and displaced populations, or "a worldwide energy transition that not only would allow the global climate to restabilize, but would substantially expand the stability, equity, and wealth of the global economy.
The Union of Concerned Scientists (over 2,000 international climate and environmental scientists and more than 100 Nobel laureates) and the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) both issued strong statements concluding that human activities--primarily the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation--have led to a discernible influence on global climate and that this influence will increase in the future.
Scientists who are researching global climate change, exploring how to cut pollution from internal combustion engines, designing power sources for the future and finding new ways to treat disease have a much more powerful tool at their disposal," says Berkeley Lab Director Charles Shank.
For now, however, Climate for Change is more than a good start -- it represents a valuable resource for those wanting to understand better the role of a number of key non-state actors in the global climate change politics.
To know more, to adjust creatively, to stay in business and diversify economic activity successfully, we need first to understand global climate change better, and second to explore the possible implications.
The report by the United Nations Environment Program on brown haze stresses that the scientific community is at the nascent stages of understanding how regional climate changes influence the global climate.
The IAEA s latest edition of the Climate Change and Nuclear Power report, issued today, examines the role of nuclear power in mitigating global climate change and how it contributes to other developmental and environmental challenges.
This is a college-level textbook that surveys the multidisciplinary topic of global climate change, including coverage of both natural and social sciences.
Environmental Protection Agency, to review current strategies for developing human health models and scenarios in the context of global environmental change, particularly global climate change, and to outline a research agenda that effectively characterizes the interplay of global change with the health of human populations.
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