BACK TO global warming
global warming vs. climate change
[ gloh-buhl wawrm-ing ]
- an increase in the earth's average atmospheric temperature that causes corresponding changes in climate and that may result from the greenhouse effect.
[ klahy-mit cheynj ]
- 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.