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Uneven changes across the planet as a result of global warming - 17th February

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A new study shows what 2C of warming might really feel like and which regions may be hit hardest.

For some areas such as Brazil, the US and Mediterranean countries, 2C of global warming could see local temperature increases of more than 3C.  The region expected to experience the most change however is the Arctic, with night temperatures predicted to rise by 6C.

Oceans, covering 70% of the planet, warm more slowly than land and are therefore partly responsible for the uneven pattern of global warming.  Changes in rainfall are also expected to be distributed unequally, with most land areas receiving moe rainfall.

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