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Climate Change in our World

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Climate Change in Our World and Google Earth

On Monday 19th May 2008 UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown highlighted a collaboration by leading UK research institutions to communicate and engage citizens around the world in climate change.  The Met Office Hadley Centre, British Antarctic Survey and UK Government have harnessed Google Earth technology to present you with an interactive animation showing how climate change and global temperature rises could affect our world over the next 100 years. Explore and learn about the impacts of climate change and find out how you can make a difference with Climate Change in our World.

PM Gordon Brown’s address to Google
Watch Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s address to the Google Conference on 19 May 2008

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Climate Change in Our World in Google Earth - Antarctica
Find out more about the Antarctic Peninsula’s retreating ice shelves.

You will need to download Google Earth to view this link if you haven’t used it before.

Click the push-pin icons to find out the latest climate change research from around the world including Antarctica. Watch movie clips and read the stories behind the headlines. Find out more about how people around the world have been affected by changing weather patterns and see the predicted effects of climate change across the globe between now and 2100.

Met Office layer in Google Earth - screen grabGoogle Earth Outreach - Climate Change in Our World - Met Office
Visit the Google Earth Outreach portal for more information about the Met Office Layer showing the predicted effects of climate change across the globe between now and 2100.

Google Earth Outreach Showcase - Environment and Science
Visit the Google Earth Outreach portal for more information about the British Antarctic Survey and Met Office layers.

Find out how you can make a difference at Act on CO2ACT on C02


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Climate Change in our World is brought to you by:

Met Office Hadley Centre Department for International Development (DFID) Environment Agency