Remember that totally shareable animated graph that showed global temperatures spiraling out of control in a terrifyingly literal way?
If you enjoyed that sciencey Eye of Sauron, you’re in for a treat: There are two new colorful spirographs to demonstrate further how we’re dragging Earth through the mud.
One shows the increase in global mean CO2 concentrations since 1850:
The other charts our adherence to the carbon budget. In other words: how well we’re keeping global warming below the Paris climate agreement cap of 1.5 degrees C; 2 degrees C at the most. (Verdict: not too well.)
Seen altogether, the three g... Read more