climate change Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “climate change” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of climate change from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"climate change" in Business English

See all translations

climate changenoun [U]

uk   us  
ENVIRONMENT changes in the world's ​weather, particularly an ​increase in temperature, ​thought to be caused by things such as carbon dioxide in the atmosphere: Technological ​methods to cope with ​climatechange will become more and more important.
(Definition of climate change from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “climate change”
in Chinese (Simplified) 气候变化…
in Turkish iklim değişimi…
in Russian изменение климата…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氣候變化…
in Polish zmiany klimatu…
What is the pronunciation of climate change?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

float

a large vehicle with a flat surface that is decorated and used in festivals

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More