Interactive: Carbon Emissions Past, Present and Future
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.