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Google Earth 3D climate change simulator unveiled — starring Al Gore

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"Google Earth 3D climate change simulator unveiled — starring Al Gore"

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Google is using its Google Earth mapping tool to simulate on a 3D map of the world the predicted effects of climate change until the year 2100.

Using data provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the search giant created new layers for Google Earth showing the range of expected temperature and precipitation changes under different global emissions scenarios that could occur throughout the century.

The Sydney Morning Herald further reports these “new tools were introduced in partnership with the Danish Government ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Convention in December.”  And as as HuffingtonPost reports, “Al Gore stars” in the Google Earth climate simulator video:

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One Response to Google Earth 3D climate change simulator unveiled — starring Al Gore

  1. Stephan says:

    Cool application. Google always makes some inventive, interesting applications which also prove to be useful! Hopefully this will impress others as well to make a change in their commitment to the environment.

    For other info on the environment, have a look at this Green News.