See what three degrees of global warming looks like | The Economist

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If global temperatures rise three degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, the results would be catastrophic. It’s an entirely plausible scenario, and this film shows you what it would look like.

00:00 – What will a 3°C world look like?
00:57 – Climate change is already having devastating effects
02:58 – How climate modelling works
04:06 – Nowhere is safe from global warming
05:20 – The impact of prolonged droughts
08:24 – Rising sea levels, storm surges and flooding
10:27 – Extreme heat and wet-bulb temperatures
12:51 – Increased migration and conflict
14:26 – Adaptation and mitigation are crucial

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Listen to an episode of “The Intelligence” podcast about a 3°C world: https://econ.st/2Zw3Utv

What would different levels of global warming look like? https://econ.st/2ZBsZDb

How climate modelling works: https://econ.st/3jNmlAN

Read about the IPCC’s starkest warning yet about climate change: https://econ.st/3nxagk6

What to look out for at COP26: https://econ.st/2ZHngeZ

Why the COP26 climate summit will be both crucial and disappointing: https://econ.st/3Gvvibz

Broken promises, energy shortages and covid-19 will hamper COP26: https://econ.st/3EnDBnU

Why damage from climate change will be widespread and sometimes surprising: https://econ.st/3Et40kq

Children born today are likely to face seven times more extreme weather events than their grandparents: https://econ.st/3GyuXEO

How to prepare for rising sea levels: https://econ.st/3EmtO1t

Podcast: The growing risk of deadly heatwaves: https://econ.st/3nFWFH8

The danger posed by heatwaves needs to be taken more seriously: https://econ.st/3k7SbZd

What if firms were forced to pay for frying the planet: https://econ.st/3nGpseT”

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