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Carbon Emissions and Population Over Time infographic

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SUBJECTS: Math, Science, Social Studies

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Climate Change, Global Change, Energy, Public Health, World Population Trends/History

Bar graph shows change in global population from 2 billion people in 1927 to 7.3 billion people in 2017. Line graph shows change in carbon emissions for the same time period.

Emissions data is from the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center at the Oakridge National Laboratory; Population data is from the Population Reference Bureau.

Graphic originally published on the Quick Trip to 7.6 Billion wall chart.

Graph shows global population and carbon emissions from 1927 to 2014. Infographic