Global Warming Visualised in One Cool but Scary 3D Animated Graphic

By Jesus Diaz on at

Nicolas Belmonte—Technical Lead for Data Visualization at Twitter—has created an impressive interactive 3D visualisation of the world's temperature anomalies since 1800 using data from NASA. It's like a deformed monster bloating and about to explode.

The higher than normal temperatures are shown in red and lower than normal is blue.

Here's another graphic from NASA showing the change in global mean surface temperature:

Global warming visualized in one cool but scary 3D animated graphic

You can play with the interactive version of Belmonte's graphic here.