Global Decarbonization Update


The figure above provides an update (to 2018) on global decarbonization rates (that is, rate of reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels divided by global GDP, in 2011$ PPP).

  • Annual decarbonization 2000-2018 = 1.6%
  • Implied by a 50% reduction (from 2000 emissions) by 2030 = 8.4%
  • Implied by an 80% reduction (from 2000 emissions) by 2050 = 6.0%

For details on methods and significance, see The Climate Fix (2010).

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