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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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"The success of the assisted colonization demonstrates for the first time that moving species to areas identified as newly climatically suitable can play a role in wildlife conservation," he said.
However, a warmer and less climatically stable habitat could have spelled trouble for Neanderthals with such mutations.
The perimeter of the building is climatically dependent, where external influences induce relatively large changes in room loads.
The breezeway is a climatically responsive form of shaded, outdoor living space borrowed from traditional Texas housing.
The traditional local building techniques of the Najdi district (adobe walls and roofs of tamarisk trunks plastered with mud) have been forgotten, and so has the climatically appropriate pattern of spaces that resulted from such construction.
The southern Ndebele moved into the mile-high savannah grassland plateaus of the Transvaal where they co-existed with the neighbouring Sotho-Tswana from whom they were to adopt and adapt a climatically efficient courtyard architecture.
The building is socially responsible and, within the constraints of building technology and medical science, contextually and climatically responsive.