2016-01-20. How 2 degrees rise means even higher temperatures where we live.

posted Jan 21, 2016, 1:50 PM by Alan Gould   [ updated Jan 26, 2016, 11:49 AM ]
By phys.org. For GSS Climate Change chapter 8. Excerpt: ...according to various climate models, the temperature will rise more sharply over land than over oceans. The big question is therefore how a maximum of two degrees global warming will affect individual regions of the world. ...A team of climate researchers from Switzerland, Australia and the UK led by Seneviratne has ... calculated the levels of extreme and average temperatures, as well as of heavy precipitation, that will occur in individual regions if the average global rise in temperature is taken as a reference. Recently published in Nature as a "Perspective", this study constitutes one of the first quantitative treatments of this issue....  http://phys.org/news/2016-01-degrees.html