This article is from the In-Depth Report The Future of Climate Change

Climate Change Impacts

The impacts of climate change are already apparent and this interactive map illustrates some of those that might occur in future.


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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.

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