The State of Our Climate 
The State of Our Climate

​vital climate data in monthly  images

ACCELERATING  PLANETARY EMERGENCY SIGNS
Atmospheric 
greenhouse gases
​​ 2015


 CO2    400 ppm
​ CH4  1850 ppb
​ N2O    325 pp
b
Emissions


Site maintained by Peter Carter

2000-2015
Mar 2016 research:  Human carbon release rate is unprecedented in the past 66 million years of Earth's history at about 10 times faster  
IEA 2016Key CO2 Emissions Trends
PBL 2017 Trends in CO2 and Total GHG Emissions 
2017 IEA CO2 fossil fuel emissions 
PKI animation Cumulative CO2 emissions history
Interactive flow chart
Top national CO2 emissions 2014 
​with fossil fuel sources
Trends in global CO2 and total greenhouse gas emissions: PBL ​2019 report
  Although Human industrial age  emissions are about 4% of natural CO2 emissions, due the very long  atmospheric lifetime of CO2 this is resulting in a rapidly accelerating level of atmospheric CO2 s text.
2019 Fossil fuel CO2 emissions Global Carbon Budget from Gl. Carbon Project on business as usual scenario
2020 Methane emissionsfrom G/ Carbon Project ( business-as-usual scenario) edithisext.
China 
USA​
August 2020 Cumulative atmospheric CO2 is tracking the very worst case scenario (RCP8.5)