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How will climate change’s warming pattern look in the future?

Children wash their hands in a partially dried-out natural pond at Badarganj village, in the western Indian state of Gujarat, August 5, 2012. Armed with the latest monsoon rainfall data, weather experts finally conceded this month that India is facing a drought, confirming what millions of livestock farmers around the country had known for weeks. Picture taken August 5, 2012.        To match Feature INDIA-DROUGHT/      REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (INDIA - Tags: AGRICULTURE ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - GM2E88D0G6501

As the world warms, the pattern of local warming may change slightly. Image: REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Andrew King
Climates extremes research fellow, University of Melbourne
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