Friday, June 23, 2006

info viz 6: global warming imagery

In light of the report from the National Academies of Science that "human activities are responsible for much of the recent warming"...

I thought it might do to post a few pretty pictures.


(from Flood Maps by Alex Tingle and NASA)
Bye Louisiana. Bye Florida. And downtown Houston is beach-front property.


(from NASA, 2003: "Warming of Arctic May Affect Worldwide Climate")
Icecap shrinking in the last part of the 20th Century...


(from BBC News)
The "hockey stick" graph of global warming -- temps spike lately, huh?

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