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Want to find out how much your city will heat up?

An amazing interactive map produced by the BBC allows us to check temperatures projected for 2100 around the globe.

So far, the average temperature of Earth has increased by 1 degree Celsius. Life as we know it will change significantly even if we manage to meet the 1.5 degree warming goal of the Paris Agreement, but there is actually little chance of that. If warming continues at the present rate, the global average temperature could increase by 3 to 5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century relative to conditions before the industrial revolution.

Based on warming forecasts, the BBC have designed an interactive map that shows future average temperatures for individual cities, according to both pessimistic and optimistic climate change scenarios.

Click here to see the map.

According to the worst-case scenario, by 2100, the average July temperature of Budapest, the capital of Hungary could increase by up to 4.5 degrees Celsius relative to 1900 data Photo: Shutterstock
Further information: BBC

Corals back from the dead discovered in the Mediterranean Sea

For the first time ever, living polyps were discovered in Mediterranean coral colonies that were previously thought to be completely dead by researchers who published their finding in the periodical Science Advances.

Oceans absorb massive quantities of carbon dioxide

The oceans play a very important role in controlling Earth’s climate. New research has shown that the planet’s five oceans absorb much more carbon dioxide, one of the gases responsible for the greenhouse effect, than previously thought.

Temperatures in Israel increase by 0.25 degrees Celsius per decade

According to a study published in the International Journal of Climatology, Israel’s average temperature has been rising continuously since the proclamation of the Middle Eastern state in 1948, but over the last thirty years the rate of warming has also increased.

Temperatures increase much faster than global average in the Mediterranean region

Temperatures are rising much faster than the global average in the region of the Mediterranean Sea, and this represents a threat to the food and water resources of the region, researchers have warned in a new study.

Fates, faces, contrasts

The news about climate refugees are alternating sequences of frightening numbers and apocalyptic landscapes that obscure the real face of the problem: the disfigured human fates.

Climate change causing great damage to UK wildlife

More than a quarter of all mammals are threatened with extinction.

Several hundred temperature records broken in 2019

Between 1 May and 30 August, higher than ever temperatures have been measured in 29 countries, on almost 400 occasions in the Northern Hemisphere.

The perishing glaciers of the Alps – shown from a special perspective

The French falconer Jacques-Olivier Travers has surveyed the glaciers of the Alps using a camera attached to a white-tailed eagle.

The Polarstern sets off on a unique expedition frozen to an ice floe

The ice floe that the German research boat will be attached to as it drifts around the Arctic for almost a year on the most important Arctic expedition ever has been selected.

September 2019 the warmest so far

Data from European climate researchers indicates that this year’s was the warmest September since the Copernicus Climate Change Service began keeping regular records of meteorological data in 1981.

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