Thursday, February 14, 2013

The last 100 years

These maps compare world temperatures over the last 20 years to those 100 years earlier.

Global temperature map of the last 20 years compared to 100 years earlier

It's a fairly stark contrast, but a relatively small change compared to what is forecast for this century.

NASA has also produced this data in a short animation - over 100 years in just 26 seconds.

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