Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Global temperature change

See how the temperature could change across the Earth for the near and distant future. These maps represent one of the likely models from the middle of the range.

2020s Temperatures in the 2020s open new window 
2050s Temperatures in the 2050s open new window 
2070s Temperatures in the 2070s open new window

The map colours show a change in temperature compared to the 1960 - 2000 average. So red and orange colours indicate the greatest change from the climate those regions are used to. These are areas that may well find it hardest to cope.

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