9 May 2016

Visualizing the Heating of the Planet

Posted by Dan Satterfield

spiral2016An ingenious animated graphic by Ed Hawkins (Climate scientist at the Uni. of Reading in the UK) is going viral online today, and it is well worth sharing. Finding a new way to show raw data in a way that allows you to visualize what is happening, is always worth pursuing.

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Ed has another graph that shows how 2016 so far compares to last year. Last year was the warmest year on record, but it sure looks like we will see a new on this year.