Climate change refers to the long term increase in the average global temperature due to increasing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. It is currently occurring mainly due to human activity, including burning fossil fuels and cutting down forests.
Climate change causes larger and more severe weather events, rising sea levels, and extinctions.
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You may have heard people say that there is no such thing as global warming because it is snowing. However, they are confusing weather and climate.
Weather: short term local atmospheric conditions
Climate: long term averages of temperature, precipitation, etc.
Preprints are articles that haven't yet gone through peer review, and they're a great way to read new and cutting edge research. You can access earth science preprints on EarthArXiv.