Global Climate Maps Interactive
This page is still under construction. We hope to have an improved version of the interactive below available here soon.
Use the popup menu in the upper left corner of the interactive below to select a map to view. Choices include contemporary global surface air temperature and sea surface temperature, changes in temperature by 2000, and four climate model projections for possible future climate in 2025 and 2095.
More info about the four climate model results, and the scenarios behind them, can be found on this page about the IPCC.
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