Discover the alarming impacts of global temperature rise with Google Earth

From now on it is possible to look into the future with Google Earth: A new interactive climate map shows how the world would be affected by a global average temperature increase of 4 degrees Celsius. The data underlines why many countries believe we must keep global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, because beyond that the impacts will be increasingly disruptive to our global prosperity and security.

I used the tool to investigate the consequences for Europe when the temperature would increase with 4 degrees Celsius. When you look at the map you see that Europe is encircled with five colors, that each indicate another impact of climate change:

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About Giorgio Bertini

Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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One Response to Discover the alarming impacts of global temperature rise with Google Earth

  1. Thanks for sharing our article! United Academics Blog – Connect Science and Society http://acd.mic.io/eVOL8F

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