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Climate is the long-term weather pattern in a region, typically averaged over 30 years. More rigorously, it is the mean and variability of meteorological variables over a time spanning from months to millions of years. Some of the meteorological variables that are commonly measured are temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, wind, and precipitation. In a broader sense, climate is the state of the components of the climate system, including the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, lithosphere and biosphere and the interactions between them. The climate of a location is affected by its latitude, longitude, terrain, altitude, land use and nearby water bodies and their currents.

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Organizations relating to Climate

International Council of Psychologists / Boulder CO, USA / Est. 1941
International Hydropower Association / London, UK / Est. 1995
International Union for Quaternary Research / Budapest, Hungary / Est. 1928
Red Iberoamericana de Oficinas de Cambio Climático / Est. 2004
West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use / Accra, Ghana
Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management
South Asian Youth Climate Coalition / Sundargarh, India
IIED América-Latina / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1988
African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development / Niamey, Niger / Est. 1987
Climate Action Network Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia / Est. 1994
International Commission on Middle Atmosphere Science / Kyoto, Japan
Climate Action Network Latin America / Mexico City, Mexico / Est. 1992
Ocean Observations Panel for Climate / Paris, France
Southeast Asia Regional Committee / Chung Li, Taiwan / Est. 1993
EuroMAB / Paris, France
Comité Regional de Recursos Hidraulicos del Istmo Centroamericano / San José, Costa Rica / Est. 1966
WorldFish / Bayan Lepas, Malaysia / Est. 1975
DAMOCLES Consortium
Climate Action Network South Asia / Dhaka, Bangladesh / Est. 1991
Climate Broadcasters Network - Europe / Paris, France / Est. 2007
Commonwealth Youth Climate Initiative / London, UK / Est. 2009
Many Strong Voices / London, UK
Climate change Learning Initiative Mobilizing Action Transforming Environments in Asia Pacific / Est. 2010
Global Cities Covenant on Climate / Est. 2010
African Climate Policy Centre / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Climate and Clean Air Coalition / Paris, France / Est. 2012
Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2008
Pacific Islands Climate Action Network
Global Alliances for Water and Climate / Est. 2016
Small Island Developing States - Island Energy for Island Life
International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage / Beijing, China / Est. 2007
Joint Programming Initiative on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change / Paris, France
UN Climate Resilience Initiative / Est. 2015
Crops For the Future / Cambridge, UK / Est. 2008
Climate Action Network / Bonn, Germany / Est. 1989
ProAct / Nyon, Switzerland
Wildlife Alliance / New York NY, USA / Est. 1994
Asia-Pacific Partnership for Clean Development and Climate / Est. 2005
Global Terrestrial Observing System / Est. 1996
International Foundation of the High Altitude Research Stations Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat / Bern, Switzerland / Est. 1930
Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2009
Peoples' Movement on Climate Change / Manila, Philippines
Earth Child Institute
Green Ark Committee / Kinshasa, Congo DR / Est. 2011
Asia Pacific Adaptation Network / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 2009
Regional Gateway for Technology Transfer and Climate Change Action / Panama, Panama
Global Adaptation Network / Nairobi, Kenya
Africa Partnership on Climate Change Coalition / Bukoba, Tanzania UR
Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change / London, UK
European Energy Efficiency Fund / Est. 2011

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