Worldwide emissions of CO2 have risen steeply since the start of the industrial revolution, with the largest increases coming after 1945.
Sources & Notes
Note: this chart has been updated with 2005 data.
This chart shows how emissions from the major emitting countries contribute to the world total.
Carbon Inventory and Mitigation Potential of the Russian Forest and Land Base
Assesses the forest carbon situation in Russia and makes the data available to researchers and policy makers.
Protecting the Climate by Putting Development First
Discusses how economic development in developing countries can be compatible with limiting their greenhouse gas emissions.
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Northeast business action to reduce greenhouse gases
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The impact of climate change on competitiveness and value creation in the automotive industry
Emerging carbon constraints constitute a new influence on competitiveness in the automotive industry, creating both risks and opportunities for companies that could materially affect their earnings and ability to compete in global markets.