Through a collaboration between Google and the British government, two cool new environmental layers for Google Earth were officially unveiled a few days ago by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown at the Google Zeitgeist UK conference.

Aptly named, Climate Change in Our World, the project draws data from the Met Office Hadley Centre and the British Antarctic Survey and uses Google Earth Outreach to create interactive animations that, respectively, show world temperature changes over the next hundred years, taking into account greenhouse gas emissions and the retreat of Antarctic ice caps since the 1950s.

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