Monday, December 14, 2009

Carbon Emission Giants

The United States is no longer the largest emitter of carbon dioxide; China is now emitting more. posted a fantastic interactive global map highlighting the world's biggest carbon emitters today, predictions for what countries will be emitting in 2030, and those areas with the biggest % increase. The most fascinating part of this tool is that you can look at emissions per region or per human, or look at the regional increase in population.

With an estimated 20,000 people gathered in Copenhagen, these sorts of posts are extremely apropos. Thanks, NPR!

Check it out, here!

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