Antti Lipponen, “Temperature anomalies arranged by country 1900–2016” (image via Antti Lipponen on Flickr)
Lipponen’s image, on the other hand, makes starkly clear that these are the hottest temperatures we’ve ever experienced — and that there is no sign of the exponentially rising temperatures slowing or cooling down. The image’s pronounced and deepening red is a direct and urgent warning to stop the current course of action immediately. The image has resonated with many, as it has also gone viral. The only question left is, what action will we take?
Antti Lipponen’s video “Temperature anomalies arranged by country 1900–2016” is available to watch on Flickr.