Do you want to know how much hotter the world has become since you were born? Or how much hotter it will get over the rest of your life? Now you can, thanks to a new nifty interactive graphic by Duncan Clark.
The graphic incorporates the latest information from the just–released IPCC report. Richard Millar, working with Myles Allen, provided the “guts” of the interactive graphic for future temperature rise, which are based on the high scenario in the IPCC report.
The foundation of this graphic is part of a new collaborative research effort between UCS, Oxford University, and others, which you’ll hear more about around the time of an upcoming American Geophysical Union meeting. For now, join Bill Gates and more than 125,000 others who have checked out past and future temperatures over their lifetimes.
How hot has it gotten over your lifetime? What about your grandparents? What about a child dear to you? Send me a comment about your personalized global warming metrics.
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