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7 April 2007

The Difference Between Weather and Climate

I invariably get emails from people when we have a cold snap. They usually contain something along the line of “how can you say the globe is warming when we have weather like this?” The explanation is that people often confuse weather and climate. Weather is what you get. Climate is what you expect. It is a very cold night across most of the Eastern parts of North America as …


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