Graphic of the Day: Which Countries Are Cutting the Most Carbon?

A handy graphic illustrating where CO2 emissions are dropping fastest.

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This new graphic from Visual.ly neatly illustrates which countries emit the most carbon. Interestingly, it also shows which countries are cutting carbon the most and which leave something to be desired. Unsurprisingly, North America and European countries are cutting carbon (along with Brazil, South Africa and Argentina). Asian countries' emissions are up the most, led by China and India.

See the full chart here.

About the Author

  • Amanda Erickson is a former senior associate editor at CityLab.