Jun 4, 2011-- Last year, global carbon emissions hit a record high, and the latest science tells us that we're almost certainly locked into roughly 2 degrees Celsius (or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) of warming. It might not sound like much, but 2 degrees Celsius will redraw maps, change landscapes, and force cities to deploy aggressive adaptation measures. A new book by Abrams Books, 100 Places to Go Before They Disappear, includes a powerful essay by Desmond Tutu and uses stunning photography to show us all exactly what's at stake. This article includes an arresting slideshow of 10 of the places depicted in the book -- ranging from Arctic landscapes, and South Pacific islands to modernized, metropolises. (14466 reads)
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