Let’s face it, no one really knows what scientists mean when they refers to a one metre rise in sea levels. Information is beautiful tries to make it clear for everyone through the Guardian’s Data Blog.
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Just wondering where Vancouver and Sydney would rank on the graph.
It is right though, a lot of climate reporting uses figures of such magnitude that people can’t link it to any context they can associate with in their everyday lives.