Information about our Climate Crisis and Energy Systems

‘We are careering towards the edge of the abyss.'1

‘Every year energy use increases, & most of the increases come from fossil fuels.'2

‘The carbon intensity of the world’s energy supply in 2015 equalled that in 1995; humanity wasted two precious decades.'3

‘There is an ever widening chasm between business as usual and a safe climate.'3

Latest Site Change

Dec 2019: updated site with latest CO₂ emissions data from the Global Carbon Budget(2019).4 5

Current Activity

Modifications to reduce page-loading times. Profile of Germany’s energy system.

Future

Profiles of the energy systems of the USA, Japan and NZ.

  1. UN Secretary-General’s press encounter on climate change()
  2. Glen Peters, Research Director at Center for International Climate Research, https://twitter.com/peters_glen/status/1149219271236415489()
  3. https://www.worldenergydata.org/world/()()
  4. https://www.globalcarbonproject.org/carbonbudget/()
  5. http://folk.uio.no/roberan/GCB2019.shtml()