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Climate war game: the ‘Angry Red Chart’

I’ll wrap things up with an image. These two maps illustrate global temperature increases in 2050 and 2100. Much as the “”http://blogs.nature.com/news/thegreatbeyond/2008/04/return_of_the_hockey_stick.html">hockey stick graph" became an icon for global warming itself, the “Angry Red Chart” became a symbol of the science that was driving negotiations back in the year 2015. It is also available without words. The idea here is that regardless of what we do today, we are in store for some warming over the coming decades due to the delayed effects of greenhouse gases we have already pumped into the atmosphere. Thus the imperative to “adapt” in the 

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