To prevent climate change climate breakdown and keep global warming global heating below 3–4 degrees celsius, we have to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and transition to renewable energy – globally.

Here’s a graphical blueprint on how we might get to net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Created in association with New Internationalist Magazine.

» See the data

» See the consequences of various degrees of global warming: How Many Gigatonnes of CO2 and When Sea Levels Attack
» Our infographic breakdown of carbon sequestration technologies and why they are unfeasible
» For more detail and data: The Exponential Climate Action Roadmap
» A recent book posits a big, necessary role for nuclear power (we’ll update our chart once we’ve absorbed the data)