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