Transcript

The Grand CO2 Debate

EMISSIONS IN 2010 In 2010, India emitted 20 times less CHINA US INDIA CO2 per capita than Qatar which is 600 times less populous. Rank 1/192 Rank 2/192 Rank 3/192 8,241 M tonnes 5,272 M tonnes 2,070 M tonnes THE GRAND CO2 DEBATE OATAR US CHINA INDIA Rank 1/192 Rank 10/192 Rank 69/192 Rank 123/192 36.82 tonnes 18.06 tonnes 6.15 tonnes 1.76 tonnes HISTORICAL DEBT FROM 1850-2007 Developing nations like India and China may have taken the blame since the past decade. But that does Once emitted, 27% of CO2 remains up there after 10O years, 17% after 500 years, and 14% after 1000 years. US CHINA INDIA not remove the very obvious trend that total carbon footprints are much higher in the developed world. Rank 1/187 Rank 2/187 Rank 3/187 339,174 M tonnes 105,915 M tonnes 28,824 M tonnes The US alone has contributed about 29% to the world's CO2 emissions since 1850. LUXEMBORG US CHINA INDIA Total emissions in million tonnes Rank 1/187 Rank 3/187 Rank 86/187 Rank 120/187 Per capita emissions in tonnes 1,356.38 tonnes 1,097.47 tonnes 79.14 tonnes 24.62 tonnes EMISSIONS FROM CONSUMPTION MINUS EXPORTS Most CO2 emissions from countries like India and China are a result of producing goods for richer nations. Factor this in and the US emissions rise by about 12%. CHINA US INDIA Rank 1/192 Rank 2/192 Rank 3/192 5,992.9 M tonnes 5.895.3 M tonnes 1,856.5 M tonnes QATAR LUXEMBORG US CHINA INDIA Rank 1/192 Rank 4/192 Rank 9/192 Rank 84/192 Rank 129/192 36.23 tonnes 24.64 tonnes 19 tonnes 4.47 tonnes 1.58 tonnes Sources: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2011/apr/21/countries-responsible-climate-change http://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/interactive/2012/mar/29/carbon-map-infographic-world http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technology/2012/07/whos-most-to-blame-for-global-warming Designed by: Pramod Pai, Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology

The Grand CO2 Debate

shared by pramodpaim on Aug 13
104 views
0 shares
0 comments
The brief was to visualise any piece of available data on Carbon emissions across the world. I chose to present the story from India's perspective. This is my first infographic as part of the Infor...

Designer

Pramod Pai

Source

Unknown. Add a source

Category

Environment
Did you work on this visual? Claim credit!

Embed Code

For hosted site:

Click the code to copy

For wordpress.com:

Click the code to copy
Customize size