Most of the scientific community and a large number of other thinking hominids believe global warming to be an observed increase in the average temperature of the Earth’s atmosphere and oceans in recent decades. Most of those people accept that anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions are a major contributing factor to global warming.
For the rest, your definition is no doubt preferable.
Next time: What is the proper etiquette for introducing yourself to the Queen of the Netherlands while in a state of undress?
Alltop loves warming its globe. Originally published in September, 2006! Now a part of my collection, Pirate Therapy and Other Cures.