both a technical description of the process, as well as a noun used to describe the problem. M.; Yin,.; Gruber,. There are a variety of climate change feedbacks that can either amplify or diminish the initial forcing. 82 Arctic sea ice decline Main articles: Arctic sea ice decline and Climate change in the Arctic The decline in Arctic sea ice, both in extent and thickness, over the last several decades is further evidence for rapid climate change. 32 "., there is a strong, credible body of evidence, based on multiple lines of research, documenting that climate is changing and that these changes are in large part caused by human activities. See also Climate of recent glaciations Climate of the past Recent climate Notes America's Climate Choices: Panel on Advancing the Science of Climate Change; National Research Council (2010).
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Atri, Dimitra; Melott, Adrian. Archived from the original on usan Solomon; Gian-Kasper Plattner; Reto Knutti ; Pierre Friedlingstein (2009). "Episodic fresh surface waters in the Eocene Arctic Ocean". Haigh, Joanna.; Ann. Bard, Edouard; Raisbeck, Grant; Yiou, Franoise; Jouzel, Jean (2000). Contents Terminology The most general definition of climate change is a change in the statistical properties (principally its mean and spread ) 7 of the climate system when considered over long periods of time, regardless of cause. Climate change may refer to a change in average weather conditions, or in the time variation of weather within the context of longer-term average conditions. In 1985 a joint unep/WMO/icsu Conference on the "Assessment of the Role of Carbon Dioxide and Other Greenhouse Gases in Climate Variations and Associated Impacts" concluded that greenhouse gases "are expected" to cause significant warming in the next century and that some warming is inevitable. In Solomon,.; Qin,.; Manning,.; Chen,.; Marquis,.; Averyt,.B.; Tignor,.; Miller,.L.