Climate change

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Definition

climate change: temperature change, change in weather conditions (especially global warming)
idiom

a (desert) climate: weather, temperature, meteorological conditions (like those in a desert)
noun

Examples

  • "Cold weather in a temperate place could be a sign of worldwide climate change."
  • "I've been trying to recreate a hot, dry climate."
  • "According to scientists, the aviation industry is responsible for around 3.5% of man-made climate change."
  • "Sir Robert Bear MP, Shadow Secretary for the Environment, shocked Parliament yesterday by declaring that 'the notion that climate change is a man-made phenomenon is pure poppycock'."
  • "He said 'climate change is happening - that much is sure - but what the scare-mongers are failing to mention is that our planet has always had great fluctuations in temperature."

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