Mapping Climate Change

Climate change is now being visualized in 3D maps on Google Earth.
October 1, 2009, 5am PDT | Nate Berg
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Using data from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Google has created new layers for its free Earth software that show how climate changes could affect the planet by the year 2100.

"Users can view the effects of climate change on their own country either by installing a plug-in into Google Earth or via a special web page. Initially only temperature and precipitation changes can be viewed but Google plans to add several new layers and videos in the coming weeks."

"...Google will then add further layers highlighting what communities around the world are doing to adapt to their changing climates and reduce their carbon footprint."

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Published on Monday, September 28, 2009 in The Sydney Morning Herald
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