climate change



a long-term change in the earth's climate, especially a change due to an increase in the average atmospheric temperature: Melting glaciers imply that life in the Arctic is affected by climate change.

Origin of climate change

First recorded in 1980–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for climate change

1983, in the modern "global warming" sense.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper