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Carbon Budget 2016 update
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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 2015 (inclusive)
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Carbon budget as of 2016204.62354.62654.62804.621,104.621,304.622,204.622,604.623,054.62
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Years left (at 2015 emissions)5.158.9316.4920.2727.8332.8655.5465.6176.95
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As above, in years / months
5 yrs / 2 mths
8 yrs / 11 mths
16 yrs / 6 mths
20 yrs / 3 mths
27 yrs / 10 mths
32 yrs / 10 mths
55 yrs / 6 mths
65 yrs / 7 mths
76 yrs / 11 mths
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Emissions20112012201320142015
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Fossil fuels & cement production (GtC) (b)9.459.589.749.8
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Land use (GtC) (b)0.910.970.921.09
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Fossil fuels & cement production (GtCO2)34.6535.1335.7135.9335.7(c)
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Land use (GtCO2)3.343.563.374.004.00(d)
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Total CO2 from all human sources (GtCO2)37.9938.6839.0939.9339.70
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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 2015 emissions dataset v1.1 (Dec 2015): Excel file available here: http://cdiac.ornl.gov/GCP/
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For 2015 data only: Le Quéré, C. et al. (2015) Global Carbon Budget 2015, Earth System Science Data, DOI:10.5194/essd-7-349-2015: http://www.earth-syst-sci-data.net/7/349/2015/essd-7-349-2015.html
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(d)
Le Quéré, C. et al. (2015) assumes 2015 land use emissions at 2014 levels
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