This interactive atlas explores water availability across shale gas and tight oil resources.
You can carry out your own analyses on poverty and ecosystem services with the GIS data made available, some of them being publicly released for the first time. All data are accompanied by metadata.
The data below was used in the maps from the Mining and Critical Ecosystems publication. To see how this data is displayed, please refer to the "maps" hyperlink on the right-hand vertical bar on this page to view all maps from the publication.
Correcting the World’s Greatest Market Failure: Climate Change at the Multilateral Development Banks is a new analysis by the World Resources Institute that examines the challenges of mainstreaming climate change at the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs).
This figure shows the relationship between greenhouse gas emissions and GDP. Even when emissions targets point downward, they may not necessarily imply a significant departure from business as usual.
Worldwide emissions of CO2 have risen steeply since the start of the industrial revolution, with the largest increases coming after 1945.
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Note: this chart has been updated with 2005 data.
This chart shows how emissions from the major emitting countries contribute to the world total.