This is neat attempt by the UN to raise awareness of the impacts of climate change on everyday lives over the next four decades. Rather than focusing on numbers and degrees of uncertainty (the "scientific approach", which has largely failed to communicate the risks of climate change to the general public), this series of videos provides an accessible but hard-hitting account of what people can expect in their own back yards...
See also the Guardian Environment blog on this story:
The new Weather Forecasts from 2050 that the UN have mocked up in advance of the next, genuinely critical, global climate summit attempt a similar feat: the generation of ‘salience’, the ability of an idea or issue to be prominent and conspicuous, to be comprehended in one’s mind’s eye, to feel real. We need these stories more than we can imagine.