What the world might look like in 2100, if the temperature rises ...
Glaciers and Arctic sea ice continue long term declines. Very slow, but irreversible, melting of major ice sheets may begin
Arctic Ocean likely to be ice free during the summer months
Polar sheets shed massive volumes of ice causing the sea to rise sharply
Antarctic ice sheet collapses. Near-complete loss of the Greenland ice sheet causing an eventual sea level rise of up to 7metres
Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change; Research: Karl Mathiesen