Hadley Centre: 4° C looks like…

I want to refer everyone to a very cool interactive map of the projected geographical distribution of of an average 4° C warming and related impacts, produced by the Met Office at the Hadley Centre, which reports that a business as usual emissions scenario puts us at 5-7° C by 2100.  The Copenhagen Diagnosis provides the following figure, comparing observed global CO2 emissions from fossil fuel burning to IPCC emissions scenarios.

co2_emissions_model_obs

Written by NICHOLAS PARKER.

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