Infographics

INFOGRAPHICS

INFOGRAPHICS

When information is complicated, as it often is in climate change, infographics have often succeeded in providing simple and direct ways of clarifying those facts visually by illustrating the message in a way that makes it more accessible, persuasive, and engaging than text alone. 

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Teach About Climate Change With 30 Graphs From The New York Times

By Michael Gonchar 01/31/24
How can we help students really see climate change when it is a planet-wide process gradually unfolding over decades? Any given hurricane, prolonged drought or scorching hot day (or summer) might be more likely to…
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Climate spirals

By Ed Hawkins 05/08/20
Effectively communicating climate change is a challenge. The animated climate spiral is a different way to show the historically observed changes and resonates with a broad audience. The original version quickly went viral, being seen…
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Our Impact on Climate Change and Global Land Use in 5 Charts

By Nick Routley 08/09/19
In addition to tackling emissions in our cities and transportation networks, we’ll need to substantially change the way we use our land and rethink our entire agricultural system if we’re serious about mitigating the impact of…
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Interactive: How climate change could threaten the world’s traditional dishes

By Daisy Dunne 08/05/19
Climate change is likely to alter the way that the world grows, trades and enjoys food. Warming temperatures could cause growing conditions to change – meaning that a crop that was once suited to its…
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Temperature Anomalies by Country 1880-2017

By Antti Lipponen 08/28/18
It took 200,000 years for our human population to reach 1 billion—and only 200 years to reach 7 billion. But growth has begun slowing, as women have fewer babies on average. When will our global…
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Climate change: Where we are in seven charts and what you can do to help

By BBC News US 12/02/18
As representatives of 200 countries gather in Poland for UN talks on climate change, we look at how hot the world has gotten and what can we can all do to tackle global warming. Another…
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Stunning Maps Show How We’ve Changed The Face of Earth Over The Last 25 Years

By David Nield 11/22/18
Our planet is constantly changing each and every day, and now thanks to researchers at the University of Cincinnati, we can see some of those shifts mapped over the course of a quarter of a…
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