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Changing the axial tilt of the Earth affects the seasons/temperatures of the Earth. But if we increased the axial tilt of the Earth, could we preserve the same climate by moving the Earth farther away from the Sun? Or by changing the orbit in some way? What would the calculation for this look like?

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    – Muuski
    Mar 5 '20 at 22:39
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No

Axial tilt affects how extreme the difference is between summer and winter. Fiddling with the orbit affects the overall climate. Changes to one cannot cancel out changes to the other.

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    $\begingroup$ Sounds like you're considering just increasing the distance of he orbit without changing the eccentricity of the orbit. $\endgroup$
    – Muuski
    Mar 5 '20 at 22:38
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    $\begingroup$ Changing the eccentricity might be able to offset the changes for one hemisphere, but not both. $\endgroup$
    – Matthew
    Mar 6 '20 at 3:00

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