China Surpasses U.S. in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The enormous disparity between China and this nation's greenhouse gas emissions, and the Rest of the World, is displayed in this graph by Paris-based data designer "JeremY Boy ."  

John Metcalfe concludes: "While emissions are a global problem, the blame for producing them is not. A few countries have been disproportionately responsible for clouding the air with climate-bending gases."  

Crossposted at Wonk Wire .

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