WORLD IN DATA: CO2 Emissions.

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Carbon dioxide emissions are said to be the primary driver of global climate change. It’s widely believed that to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, the world needs to urgently reduce emissions. But, how this responsibility is shared between regions, countries, and individuals has been an endless point of contention in international discussions, states an article about CO2 emissions by Hannah Ritchie and Max Roser. This debate arises from the various ways in which emissions are compared: as annual emissions by country; emissions per person; historical contributions; and whether they adjust for traded goods and services. These metrics can tell very different stories. Explore the interactive charts and get to know various facts about global CO2 emissions on

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