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Session 2: The planet is changing

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This global map has coloured cells colour coded for changes in rainfall, measured in mm yr-1 per decade. Blue tones show increases, up to 100 mm yr-1, brown tones show decreases down to -100 mm yr-1 and below. Data is almost exclusively over land, with the no data in Greenland, northern Canada and Asia, much of Africa and Antarctica. Increases can be seen in Europe and much of Asia, Norther America and parts of South America, southern Africa and most of Australia. Decreases can be seen in the Mediterranean, much of China, West Africa and southern and western Australia. Some of the data has crosses, including USA, Europe, Argentina, China and northern Australia.