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CLIMATE CHANGE: The impacts of climate change have begun to appear and may get much worse over the course of this century. This interactive map displays some of the possible impacts. Image: IPCC
Climate change is a global problem. Pumping ever more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere as a result of industry, transportation and other human activities will affect the planet from the Arctic Sea to the Amazon rainforest, sparing no region. The following maps show just a few of the potential impacts, including temperature rise, droughts and downpours, ocean acidification and even the spread of mosquito-borne diseases.