Scientists have confirmed record-breaking heat for third year in a row and warn that the effects of climate change on people are coming sooner and with more ferocity than expected.
Google Earth shows global warming
A Google Earth plugin is not available through which local temperature data reveals the effects of global warming.
How much has temperature in your region raised? Did global warming modify the climate of your country? The answer is just a click away.
You only need to download CRUTEM4 for Google Earth, released by the research unit (UEA CRU) of the University of East Anglia. It contains temperature data collected by 6,000 weather stations since 1850, and you can easily view them thanks to 20,000 graphs worldwide.
If you scroll around the world you can discover how climate chanced in a precise area: clicking on a grid box reveals the area’s annual temperatures, as well as links to more detailed downloadable station data.
Researchers’ aim is to make climate change data as clear and accessible as possible. NASA released a similar tool, but Google Earth seems to offer the easiest and the funniest version.
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Thanks to satellite data systems NASA has been monitoring 1,000 hectares of land across Canada and Alaska. The tundra has already changed because of global warming.
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