Warming world: Changing landscape

  • Image: Sarah Charlesworth / http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en

  • Image: Melanie Engram

  • Image: GFDL

  • Data: NSIDC; Image: NASA / Science Museum

  • Image: Leif Kullman

  • Image: David Newland

    Increasing temperatures lead to other changes such as rising sea levels, melting ice and shifting plant and animal habitats. Scientists have made tens of thousands of measurements examining changes in physical and biological systems – over 90% of the observed changes are consistent with what’s expected in a warming world.