Disturbing Interactive Graphic Of The Day: The Growth Of CO2 Emissions From Energy Consumption

CO2 Emissions from Energy ConsumptionThe CO2 Emissions from the Consumption of Energy interactive chart displays data, by country, from 1980 – 2010. The growth of China’s emissions from 2000-2010 is pretty staggering but not unexpected. They’re joining the emissions game later than the rest of the world and they’re running away with it.

To view and tweak the chart, click here. [Guardian. Chart created by Craig Bloodworth, The Information Lab]


China VS US: CO2 Emissions From Fossil Fuels Is The Most Depressing Infographic We’ll Post Today

US vs China: CO2 Emissions from fossil fuel consumptionThis graphic doesn’t require much of an explanation. Unfortunately, it’s what you’d expect when you add half a billion monied consumers. [Sightline. Graphic by Good Measures]