Visualizing Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new infographic shows in elegant detail exactly how much individual sources and sectors contribute to global greenhouse gas emissions. Brad Plumer parses the data.

Using new data from 2010, ASN Bank and Ecofys, in cooperation with DuurzaamBedrijfsleven.nl, have update the influential flowchart created by the World Resources Institute to track the world's greenhouse gas emissions.

Plumer notes three significant points the flowchart illustrates:  

  • Coal still dominates
  • But fossil fuels are only part of the story
  • Homes and buildings are a larger source of emissions than transportation
Full Story: This giant chart shows where all our greenhouse gases come from

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