Population Growth and CO2 Emissions

Shows the projected growth in CO2 emissions through 2100. Shows the potential levels of atmospheric CO2 with slowing population growth, rapid technological change, both, or neither. Shows that either will substantially lower the carbon footprint of human activity, but that both are needed for sustainable levels of Carbon emissions.


Subject climate, energy, government, pollution
Creator AAAS Atlas of Population and Environment
Discipline Environmental Sciences
Type Graph
Resource Type Charts
Language English
Education Level High School, Middle School, Undergraduate (Higher Division), Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Interactivity Type Expositive
Interactivity Level Low
Access Rights Free Access
Audience General Public, Learner

SSDAN Logo ICPSR logo Teaching with Data Logo Teaching with Data Logo