climatic change


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climatic change

[klī′mad·ik ′chānj]
(climatology)
The long-term fluctuation in rainfall, temperature, and other aspects of the earth's climate.
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The usefulness of this modeling approach to predict the change in the distribution of species range due to climatic changes is emphasized with many examples.
We conceive of responding to climatic change by science as linking observations, perceptions, and explanations of climatic change.
The dilemma is that even if Nepal's contribution of gas emissions (CO2 emission) is negligible, these drastic climatic changes make it one of the most badly affected countries in the world.
While it is only less than two years since regional governments have started paying attention to climatic changes, the response is rapid.
Petroleum and Mineral Resources Minister Ali Al-Naimi stressed the need to focus on cleaner and more efficient use of fossil fuels while concurrently developing alternatives in a two-day conference on climatic change in Beijing yesterday.
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The Network is a kind of "one-stop shop" for all things related to adaptation to climatic change in the US.
of California, Santa Barbara) uses ethnographic data she collected from three agricultural communities in rural Mexico to demonstrate that economic and climatic change are connected.
The NFU has questioned its members about climatic change and the results revealed that 70% of farmers are already taking action to combat climate change on their land, by reassessing their fertiliser needs and costs, improving energy efficiency and reducing fuel consumption.
The analysis of simulated PBL climatic conditions and their changes due to climatic change are focused hereafter over the Iberian Peninsula (IP).
Yet from personal experience, I know that there are many in the Canadian geoscience community who are either uncertain about, sceptical of, or firmly opposed to the concept that atmospheric carbon dioxide will result in significant climatic change over the next century.
Climatic change is a hot scientific and political topic.