Climate vs Weather: A Response to Willful Ignorance.

I’ll try and keep it simple. Weather ≠ climate.

Weather is local. It is created by the existing atmospheric conditions. It rains because the clouds are supersaturated with moisture.

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Climate is a pattern.  It describes environmental /atmospheric conditions over time and / or place. The earth is heating up because CO2 and other emissions are trapping excess heat in the atmosphere.

Click on links on images below for more information.

world temperature map
http://climatereanalyzer.org/
drawing of glob with thermometer
https://www.climate.gov/maps-data/primer/climate-data-primer
USA Climate danger map by Courtney Menard
Courtney Menard

For a detailed look read this: World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice.

Kate
December 29, 2017

 

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