This poster, viewable online, highlights some of the impacts of a global-average temperature rise of 2 degrees C above the pre-industrial age climate.
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Some relevant background information is available at http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/news/releases/archive/2009/global-temperatures.
The map is information-rich.
It encourages students to explore how a number of different impacts are connected to temperature rise and to each other, and how these impacts differ around the globe.
This visualization shows some of the major global impacts from a global mean temperature rise of 2 degrees Celsius.
It was produced by the UK Met Office - Hadley Centre.
Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.
Educators could seed a discussion of this map with questions about why certain impacts are projected for different regions.
Important caveat at the bottom of the page notes that adaptive capacity not taken into consideration.
Given that 2 degrees C is now a likely minimum of change, what can be done to adapt human systems to the change and how will ecosystems on which we depend adapt?