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Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather over periods of time that range from decades to millions of years. It can be a change in the average weather or a change in the distribution of weather events around an average (for example, greater or fewer extreme weather events). Climate change may be limited to a specific region, or may occur across the whole Earth.

In recent usage, especially in the context of environmental policy, climate change usually refers to changes in modern climate. It may be qualified as anthropogenic climate change, more generally known as global warming.

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EcoWho Articles where 'ipcc' used:EcoWho blog posts where 'ipcc' used:
  • Climate Council, represents who?
    The Climate Commission is being reformed as the Climate Council, we ask who do they represent and what is their funding model?
  • Shale Oil in South Australia, problem or opportunity?
    Potentially massive amounts of shale oil exist in South Australia, is this a good thing or a bad thing?
  • Extreme weather not related to Climate Change says IPCC
    In a rather surprising report from the IPCC they play down the link between extreme weather and Climate Change...
  • IPCC must reform, recommends IAC
    An independent review said the scientists who produce the periodic United Nations reports on climate change (IPCC) should be more open to alternative views, more transparent about their own possible conflicts of interest and more realistic in the reporting of the likelihood of climatic events.
  • Call for tighter review of IPCC data
    Prof Jean Palutikof, who spent 5 years at the British Met Office preparing the UN report, Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, admitted the existing system was flawed because "quite a lot" of information had not been peer-reviewed by independent scientists before publication.
  • IPCC conclusions fail under legal cross examination
    A cross examination of global warming science conducted by the University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Law and Economics has concluded that virtually every claim advanced by global warming proponents fails to stand up to scrutiny.
  • Time to comment on the IPCC
    The IPCC is awaiting your feedback, tell it as it is...

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