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Natural climate change and variability

Natural Climate Variability

There is a lot of talk right now about climate change. Scientists are learning that most of the recent warming is due to greenhouse gases released by human activity.

However, natural variations in climate also have important effects on the climate. The most well-known variation is
El Nino / La Nina. Let's look at this and other variations, below. What is an oscillation?

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