Can Weather and Climate be used interchangeably?
With conversations about global warming occurring ever more frequently, it might be wise to review the meaning of these two terms as relate to Climate Change.
What’s the Difference between Weather and Climate?
- National Aeronautics & Space Administration: Climate & Global Change
- National Center for Atmospheric Research/UCAR: Weather & Climate Basics
However, there are also a lot of skeptics who do not believe in Climate Change. To understand their side of the argument, I offer:
- Skeptical Science: If Scientists Can’t Predict Weather, How Can They Predict Long-term Climate?