Fig. 12. Variations in the surface temperature of the Earth from the year 1000 to 2100. SRES stands for Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (IPCC 2001). Source: IPCC (2002). From "Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Scenarios, Volume 2" by Steve R. Carpenter, et al., eds. Copyright (c) 2005 Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Reproduced by permission of Island Press, Washington, D.C