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climate

the general meteorological conditions prevailing in a given area.
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Patient discussion about climate

Q. If you are an asthmatic, is it better to live in a cold climate or hot climate?

A. Well, I'm not a doctor and I guess you should consult one cause each patient can get allergic asthma from different things but as an asthmatic I can tell you it's not necessarily has to do with cold/warm tough humidity and haziness are definitely important factors for some of us. I tend to get more attacks in places with these factors and in my country, the city which is considered with the "best air" for asthmatics has a dry and cold weather...

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"Picture looking down on North America and seeing shadows that represent the geographical range, what we call the climate envelope," Warren said.
By 2070, the 'climate envelope' for the Boreal forest will have moved far to the North.

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