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- The belief that climate change causes or will cause various weather-related extremes, including both hot and cold weather, to become more intense.
- 2008 August 7, Thomas L. Friedman, “The language of global weirding”, in The Seattle Times, retrieved 2021-07-22:
- Remember: climate change means “global weirding,” not just global warming.
- ^ Thomas L. Friedman (2007-12-02), “The People We Have Been Waiting For”, in New York Times:
- I prefer the term “global weirding,” coined by Hunter Lovins, co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute, because the rise in average global temperature is going to lead to all sorts of crazy things — from hotter heat spells and droughts in some places, to colder cold spells and more violent storms, more intense flooding, forest fires and species loss in other places.