Paris sizzles, Mediterranean wilts from global warming

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CHICAGO, June 21, 2007 (AFP) - Paris will sizzle and much of the Mediterranean will wilt according to a new study which raises alarm bells about the heat the region will take from global warming. Here, some data extracted from the study:

CHICAGO, June 21, 2007 (AFP) - Paris will sizzle and much of the Mediterranean will wilt according to a new study which raises alarm bells about the heat the region will take from global warming. Here, some data extracted from the study:

Average number of additional days with extreme temperatures per year by 2100

   Paris
   little change in emission policy: 49                     
   significant change in emission policy: 39

   Prague
   little change in emission policy: 33                     
   significant change in emission policy: 19

   Zurich
   little change in emission policy: 40
   significant change in emission policy: 29

   Bucharest
   little change in emission policy: 35                     
   significant change in emission policy: 22

   Rome
   little change in emission policy: 43                     
   significant change in emission policy: 30

   Valencia, Spain
   little change in emission policy: 48                     
   significant change in emission policy: 37

   Athens
   little change in emission policy: 48                     
   significant change in emission policy: 27

   Isparta, Turkey
   little change in emission policy: 62                     
   significant change in emission policy: 39

   Tel Aviv
   little change in emission policy: 55                     
   significant change in emission policy: 35

   Algiers
   little change in emission policy: 36                     
   significant change in emission policy: 23

Source: Geophysics Research Letters


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