Data pre-processing for Climate Spirals Visualisation

CO2 emissions from the Global Carbon Budget

Historical CO2 emissions are taken from the Global Carbon Budget. After downloading the Excel file we can read it in:

Converting to GtCO2 from GtC

Export for visualisation

CO2 concentrations

CO2 concentrations are taken from the CMIP6 concentration dataset, version from 1 July 2016, combined with data from ESRL/NOAA.

Global Temperatures

Global temperature data is taken from the HadCRUT4 near surface temperature dataset.