Carbon emissions: past, present and future – interactive

נשלח 2 בדצמ׳ 2014, 10:53 על ידי Sustainability Org   [ עודכן 2 בדצמ׳ 2014, 11:01 ]

,Monday 1 December 2014

As the UN climate talks open in Lima to agree on a draft text for a treaty in Paris next year, here is a timeline of world’s top 20 emitters of carbon dioxide since the dawn of industrialisation dominated by UK and US.

The past, present and future of CO₂

This interactive visualization, based on data from WRI’s CAIT and the IPCC, shows how national CO₂ emissions have changed over the last 150 years, how much of the global carbon budget these emissions have used up, and what the future might hold. Click play to watch or use the controls below to explore.

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How much of the world's carbon reserves can we burn? - interactive
Friday 11 April 2014

Burning remaining fossil fuel reserves will release carbon dioxide that will trigger different warming scenarios

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Carbon map – which countries are responsible for climate change?

,Tuesday 23 September 2014

As heads of state from David Cameron to Barack Obama meet in New York for a UN climate summit hosted by Ban Ki-moon, expectations are high for bold commitments on cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Use this interactive, in-depth map to find out who the big polluters are internationally, how China’s emissions have grown stratospherically and see who is most vulnerable to global warming’s impacts. Turn your sound up to hear the introduction to the map.

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