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climate change

noun [U]
 
 
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 climate change will become more and more important.
Translations of “climate change”
in Chinese (Traditional) 氣候變化…
in Russian изменение климата…
in Turkish iklim değişimi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 气候变化…
in Polish zmiany klimatu…
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