Reliable Information About Planet Earth
Predicted Global Warming
Without dramatic emissions reductions, global average temperatures could be 2.5°C higher than pre-industrial levels by 2050…
Coronavirus Deaths by Country
Changing death rates provide an indicator of the impact of the Coronavirus Disease on a country’s population and healthcare system…
Global Material Consumption
In 2015 global material consumption was an average of 12 tonnes of material for each person on Earth…
Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Sector
Different sectors of the economy make differing contributions to global warming…
Observed Global Warming
In 2016 average global temperatures reached 1.1°C above the pre-industrial average…
Global Land Use
55% of the Earth’s ice-free land is used for human agriculture and settlements…
Global GHG Emissions
In 2015 annual global greenhouse gas emissions reached 47GtCO2e.
CO2 Concentrations: In 2018 atmospheric CO2 concentrations reached 408ppm…
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