The World Bank's Little Data Book on Climate Change contains a diverse set of indicators covering climate, exposure to impacts, resilience, GHG emissions, national-level actions and carbon markets. This supplemental dataset contains two spreadsheets: one with historical averages for the time period 1961-1990, based on gridded climatologies; and the other with projected annual averages for the years 2045-2065, relative to annual averages in the control period of 1961-2000, of ensemble data from nine general circulation models (GCMs).
Time series
World, East Asia & Pacific, Europe & Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East & North Africa, South Asia, Sub Saharan Africa, High income, Low or Middle income, IBRD, IDA
National, Regional
Climate Change, Environment
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Historical climate: Climate Research Unit (Mitchell et al, 2003). Projected changes: Climate Systems Analysis Group, University of Cape Town 2009, calculated from Meehl et al, 2007.


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