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What We Learned About Climate Change In 2014, In 6 Charts

December 21, 2014 by Joseph Romm
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Climate Change in Charts

This year saw a lot of big climate reports, including three by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). And, as always, we had many important publications from the work of individual scientists. And that means great charts![read more]

How Solar PV Can Power A Carbon-Free Energy Revolution, In Four Charts

October 31, 2014 by Joseph Romm
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Solar PV and Carbon Reduction

Can we build enough carbon-free energy, and can we do it fast enough, to avert the catastrophic effects of climate change without having to power this energy transition with fossil fuels that would undermine the whole transition? The answer is “yes.”[read more]

10 Charts that Explain Climate Change Mitigation (Plus 2 More that Explain Negotiation)

April 24, 2014 by Lindsay Wilson
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Climate Change Mitigation and Negotiation

I really love the IPCC (high confidence), but if you read the summary for policymakers (medium confidence), some of the wording doesn’t exactly role of the tongue (robust evidence, medium agreement). You know what I mean? (medium evidence, medium agreement).[read more]

Nine Simple Charts That Explain The Global Carbon Budget

December 2, 2013 by Lindsay Wilson
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Global Carbon Budget

This year’s Global Carbon Budget is out, and it is a treasure trove of charts for anyone who really wants to understand human carbon emissions. The budget is the work of 77 people, from 46 organisations in 14 countries. With that many wonks working together they simply suck up all the oxygen.[read more]