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.
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.
A 2003 analysis of the potential impact of U.S. climate change policy if it were to link greenhouse gas emission growth to a percentage of economic growth.
A Central and Eastern European perspective
Examines activities implemented by six economies in transition (EITs) in Central and Eastern Europe to reduce or limit their emissions of greenhouse gases.
Lessons in risk management for an international greenhouse gas emissions market
Identifies risk-management principles pertinent to the international market for greenhouse gas emissions rights and fashions recommendations for each.
Would opening up ANWR Really Make a Difference?
While the ANWR Coastal Plain may make a contribution to U.S. oil supply a decade from now, we cannot rely on ANWR to significantly alleviate our long-term security problems stemming from our heavy reliance on increasingly imported oil.