This interactive reveals how national CO₂ emissions have changed over the past 150 years.
It is based on data from WRI’s Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, shows how national CO₂ emissions have changed over the past 150 years, how much of the global "carbon budget" these emissions have used up, and what the future might hold.
Credit: Bill Dugan, Johannes Friederich, Duncan Clark, Robin Houston, Kelly Levin, Jennifer Morgan and Thomas Damassa.
Winner - Best Interactive Visualization - On Think Tanks' data visualization competition.
The Agreement for Climate Transformation (ACT 2015) was a WRI-led consortium that developed a proposal for the design of an international climate agreement to catalyze climate action and move the world onto a low-carbon and climate resilient pathway.