Risks from climate change, by reason for concernĂ¢2001 compared with updated data.

A colorful graphic that depicts the risks to the environment from different degrees of temperature rise. This graphic addresses how risks change as global mean temperature increases.

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The figure is a compelling way of highlighting the major impacts of climate change. The original visualization on the left of this particular figure has come to be called the burning embers diagram.

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