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  • Writer's pictureCorinne Atton

#ShowYourStripes - a Data Visualization of Climate Change

A campaign inspired by data visualizations from Ed Hawkins, Professor of Climate Science at the National Centre for Atmospheric Science, University of Reading (U.K.) shows the stark reality of global warming around the world.

In this graphic depicting temperature changes in New York from the late 19th century through to 2018, the stripes shift from mainly blue to mainly red, illustrating the increase in average temperatures:

In another graphic based on the same data, the alarming trend is plain to see:

(Image acknowledgement: #ShowYourStripes – credit: Professor Ed Hawkins, University of Reading)



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