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The planet is heating up. Explore climate change by the numbers with this edition of What. On. Earth

Slide Slide Source: 1-2: New York Times, 3: CBC Slide Percentage increase in
violent crime from
April 2010 to June 2018
on days when temperature
was above 68°F,
according to the London
Metropolitan Police: 14
Source: BBC
Slide Source: New York Times
Slide Source: OneBillionResilient.org
Slide Temperature of the rocky
shoreline on British Columbia
during the last week
of June 2021: 122°F
Source: CBC
Slide Source: NASA
Slide Source: BBC
Slide Difference in temperature
between green roofs and
conventional roofs: 30–40°F
Source: OneBillionResilient.org
Slide Source: Climate-Data.org
Slide Estimated average
percentage reduction in
heat-related deaths
due to tree cover
in urban areas: 22
Source: OneBillionResilient.org
Slide Source: The Guardian

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