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Terms & Synonyms

Official WHO Definition

Phenomenon which produces the Earth's climatic pattern, caused by the difference in temperature between the hot equatorial zone and the cold polar regions, making warm water and air from the tropics move towards the poles (UN 1992).

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References

United Nations (1992) Terminology Bulletin No 344 on Environment and Development

United Nations Multilingual Terminology Database

WHO Lexicon page (translations and examples)


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