How to Reduce the World’s Carbon Footprint by 2050

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)