Global warming

The heat trap

Print edition : August 23, 2013

The Geo-Cosmos, 6.5 m in diameter, displaying a simulation of global warming in 2100, at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo. Red colour signifies a 3-degree increase in the temperature of the air just above the surface from its level in 1990; black represents no change. Nearly all the globe becomes red when the simulation reaches 2100. Photo: AFP

A World Bank report on climate change warns that a warmer world will trap millions in poverty.


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