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- Educators could seed a discussion of this map with questions about why certain impacts are projected for different regions.
- Important caveat at the bottom of the page notes that adaptive capacity not taken into consideration.
- Given that 2 degrees C is now a likely minimum of change, what can be done to adapt human systems to the change and how will ecosystems on which we depend adapt?
About the Science
- This visualization shows some of the major global impacts from a global mean temperature rise of 2 degrees Celsius.
- It was produced by the UK Met Office - Hadley Centre.
- Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.
About the Pedagogy
- The map is information-rich.
- It encourages students to explore how a number of different impacts are connected to temperature rise and to each other, and how these impacts differ around the globe.
Technical Details/Ease of Use
- Some relevant background information is available at http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/news/releases/archive/2009/global-temperatures.
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