New climate ‘stripes’

New climate ‘stripes’ reveal how much hotter your hometown has gotten in the past century

By Eli Kintisch

A social media campaign called #ShowYourStripes is flooding the climate science community with beautiful blue and red striped barcodelike images, each of which represents more than a century of temperature data for virtually all countries and all 50 U.S. states. (The stripes visualizing global warming since 1850 are above.)…