Climate Change — The state of the science

Produced by the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme and Globaia and funded by the UN Foundation for the launch of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report.
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The data visualization summarises several of the most significant statements in the IPCC’s latest summary for policymakers published September 2013. This summary covers the physical science basis of climate change. In 2014, IPCC will publish summaries concerning societal impacts, mitigation and adaptation.

Download the IPCC Working Group I summary for policymakers here:
climatechange2013.org

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PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY
Owen Gaffney and Félix Pharand-Deschênes

ANIMATION
Félix Pharand-Deschênes
Globaïa

SCRIPT
Owen Gaffney
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

NARRATION
Sarah Sherborne

DATA
GEOS-5 atmospheric model
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

Suomi NPP VIIRS Nighttime Lights 2012
Earth Observation Group, NOAA National Geophysical Data Center

Landscan 2011tm High Resolution global Population Data Set
UT-Battelle, LLC, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Blue Marble: Next Generation, Reto Stöckli
NASA Earth Observatory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Annual temperature anomaly compared to 1860-1899 period
GFDL-CM3 (historical and RCP8.5 experiments) 1860-2100
Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 5 (CMIP5)

September sea ice concentration
GFDL-CM3 (historical and RCP8.5 experiments) 1860-2100
Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 5 (CMIP5)

Sea level rise flooded areas
Centers for the Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS)

Cyclones tracks
International Best Track Archive for Climate Stewardship (IBTrACS)

Ocean acidification
Max Planck Institute Earth System Model, RCP 8.5

MUSIC
Earlyguard
Continuo VII • Microcosmos • Mind over Matter
earlyguard.bandcamp.com

COMMISSIONED BY
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

For the launch of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group I summary for policymakers
(Fifth Assessment Report)

FUNDED BY
United Nations Foundation

SPECIAL THANKS TO
Anne-Marie Doucet
Louve & Isis
Myles Allen
Catherine Boire
Wendy Broadgate
David Huard
Tatiana Ilyina
Kalee Kreider
Naomi Lubick
Jochem Marotzke
Johannes Megel
Tim Nuthall
Sybil Seitzinger
Sturle Hauge Simonsen
Karen Smyth
Simon Torok
Denise Young

WELCOME TO THE ANTHROPOCENE
anthropocene.info

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