Last updated: May 15th, 2023.
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2. Purpose of the Site
With the Site, EarthClimate.tv seeks to provide a place to advance knowledge about climate change and related policies – with the goal to minimize / reduce climate change, and to prepare for a changing environment.
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4. Site Community Rules
We have adopted the “Community Rules” to create a platform where information can be shared in a productive way. While using the Site, you agree to adhere to the Community Rules.
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Please review our Re-Use Policy, which is incorporated into this Terms by this reference, to determine how you may use certain materials posted to the Site.
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12. Jurisdictional Issues
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