1.5 degrees C and 2 degrees C (image) Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences Share Print E-Mail Caption Avoided increase of extreme high-temperature events (units: percent) over East Asia and its subregions in 1.5 degrees C compared with 2 degrees C warmer future. The black vertical lines over the bars show the range of two standard deviations. The red, orange, and purple bars represent the changes of intensity, frequency, and duration of extreme high-temperature events, respectively. Credit ZOU Liwei Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.