Picture of the Day : A different kind of world map

A global view of the Earth at night, compiled from more than 400 satellite images. Researchers have suggested that heat generated by large cities can alter the climate thousands of miles away. The ‘waste heat’ from buildings, factories and road vehicles disrupts atmospheric systems that affect the weather over great distances, it is claimed.
Picture: Nasa/Noaa/P

2 replies

  1. To see India and Pakistan among the developed countries gave an odd feeling. How do they produce that much heat?

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