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The cause of the seasons on Earth is often mistakenly attributed to the elliptical orbit of Earth around the sun. What is the actual cause of the seasons?

Tha actual cause of the seasons is because of the tilt of Earth's axis.

please correct me if i'm wrong, thanks :-)

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