The Environment
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The Environment

Climate, or Klima?

Climate is about much more than just weather.

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

The climate is changing, we say — but few people ever ask: what is it that is changing?

In other words, what is climate?

As ever, there’s a short answer and a long answer to that question. The short answer is that “Climate is the average weather in a given region over the previous 30 years”. The…

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