Exploring Greenhouse Gas Technologies
Highlights elements of a long-term solution to global climate change including shifts in technology, reliance on a portfolio of technological options, and the critical role of government.
Design Elements of a Greenhouse Gas Regulatory System
WRI's submission to the recent Bingaman-Domenici Senate white paper reflect our experience working with business and government to accelerate the U.S. response to climate change....
Greenhouse Gas Data and International Climate Policy
Provides a comprehensive assessment of the world's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at the global, national, sectoral, and fuel levels and identifies implications of the data for international cooperation on global climate change....
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.
Protecting the Climate by Putting Development First
Discusses how economic development in developing countries can be compatible with limiting their greenhouse gas emissions.
The GHG Protocol for Project Accounting
Provides specific principles, concepts, and methods for quantifying and reporting GHG reductions from climate change mitigation projects.