DATA Carbon Budget 2017 update
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Carbon Budget 2017
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Budget66%50%33%66%50%33%66%50%33%
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Carbon budget as of 2011 (a)400550850100013001500240028003250
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Total CO2 emissions from 2011 to 2016 (inclusive)
237.98237.98237.98237.98237.98237.98237.98237.98237.98
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Carbon budget as of 2017162.02312.02612.02762.021,062.021,262.022,162.022,562.023,012.02
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Years left (at 2016 emissions)4.067.8215.3419.0926.6131.6254.1764.2075.47
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As above, in years / months
4 yrs / 1 mths
7 yrs / 10 mths
15 yrs / 4 mths
19 yrs / 1 mths
26 yrs / 7 mths
31 yrs / 7 mths
54 yrs / 2 mths
64 yrs / 2 mths
75 yrs / 6 mths
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Emissions201120122013201420152016
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Fossil fuels & cement production (GtC) (b)9.549.699.829.899.909.93
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Land use (GtC) (b)0.910.970.921.101.320.96
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Fossil fuels & cement production (GtCO2)34.9535.5035.9836.2436.2736.40(c)
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Land use (GtCO2)3.333.553.374.034.843.51(d)
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Total CO2 from all human sources (GtCO2)38.2939.0639.3540.2741.1139.91
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Data sources
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(a)
Taken from Table 2.2 in the IPCC AR5 Synthesis Report: http://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/assessment-report/ar5/syr/SYR_AR5_FINAL_full_wcover.pdf
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(b)
Global Carbon Budget 2016 emissions dataset v1.0 (Dec 2016): Excel file available here: http://cdiac.ornl.gov/GCP/
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(c)
For 2016 data only: Le Quéré, C. et al. (2016) Global Carbon Budget 2016, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 8, 605–649: http://www.earth-syst-sci-data.net/8/605/2016/
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(d)
Data not yet available for 2016, so average taken of previous 10 years
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