UK government’s global warming map

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Just came across an interesting bit at Jean Marc Rommes’ insightful Long View blog.  He’s spotted an interactive global warming map put out by the UK government and posts a troubling screen shot of expected global consequences with a 4 degree temperature rise and a summary of what the map program does.

In my recent New York Under Water series about the now-unstoppable 2-meter sea rise we can expect to see, that estimate is based on a conservative 2 degree temp rise. Things get a lot uglier the hotter the globe gets. See the Rommes links above for a quick look, and pointer to the UK site. Don’t know about you but I love interactive maps, even if they play with scenarios of global disaster. Maybe especially then.

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