News Section
Stories from Climate Central's Science Journalists and Content Partners

Which Nations are Really Responsible for Climate Change?

Source: Guardian

By Duncan Clark & Guardian Interactive Team, The Guardian

There are many ways to view the world's carbon emissions: by national totals or emissions per person; by current carbon output or historical emissions; by production of greenhouse gases or consumption of goods and services; by absolute emissions or economic carbon intensity.

A screenshot from the interactive map. Click here to view the full map on Guardian's website

The Guardian's interactive map allows you to browse all of these different measurements, each of which provides a different insight.

Together they highlight the complexity of divvying up responsibility for climate change and some of the tensions at the heart of the global climate negotiations.

Click here to view the Interactive Map. 

Reprinted with permission.