The data: climate change: there's still time to act.

The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has reported that the damage caused by climate change has already been "widespread and consequential". Yet its future impact still hinges largely on what nations do now to cut their carbon emissions, according to the World Resources Institute. Using data from the IPCC, the US-based research body's chart below plots four possible "emissions pathways", showing the years when global emissions would hit the point at which the planet would heat up by...

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