Graph Analysis

Electricity Access in Developing Countries

The vast majority of people without access to electricity are in sub-Saharan Africa and the Oceania region, and most of them live in rural areas.

“In Africa, nearly 60% of people have no access to reliable electricity. 5 To put these numbers in perspective, the entire continent of Africa has about 150 GW of installed power [...]

By |September 14th, 2017|Categories: Graph Analysis|Tags: , , , |

Carbon pricing schemes are planned or in place all round the world

This map shows the schemes already in place or planned. Most schemes focus on carbon intensive sectors, but their scope is expanding to other industries. They are also expanding geographically to cover a significant proportion of the world’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

“Carbon pricing has expanded significantly over the last 10-15 years. The number, stringency and [...]

By |September 14th, 2017|Categories: Graph Analysis|Tags: , , |

Global Infrastructure investment needs are huge

The World today invests some $2.5 trillion a year on transportation, power, water and telecommunications systems. Yet it’s not enough – and needs are only growing steeper. The McKinsey Global Institute finds that the world needs to invest an average of $3.3 trillion annually just to support currently expected rates of growth. Emerging economies will [...]

By |September 7th, 2017|Categories: Graph Analysis|Tags: , , , |

Global distribution of natural gas deposits

Natural gas is environment-friendly. It exists abundantly and can be supplied stably. Expansion of its use is expected in the future.

“Natural gas, which is primarily composed of methane, when burned, generates only small amounts of carbon dioxide that is the key contributors to global warming and nitrogen oxide that causes photochemical smog, and sulfur oxide [...]

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Student Loan Stats by State

Student loan range between USD 28k and USD 53k in average based on US States, as revealed by a recent report from Experian.

“Over the last decade, student loan debt in the United States has grown more than $833 billion to reach an all-time high of $1.4 trillion. Experian®, the leading global information services company, analyzed [...]

By |August 31st, 2017|Categories: Graph Analysis|Tags: , , |

World’s largest annual exporters of emissions

Oil Change International just published a new report showing the country breakdown of GHG emissions implied by fossil fuels emissions.

“As the world moves beyond gas, oil, and coal, this will become an increasingly moral issue: comparable to production and export of asbestos when its domestic use has been phased-out.”

World’s largest annual exporters of emissions

Note: Emission based on [...]

By |August 31st, 2017|Categories: Graph Analysis|Tags: , , , |

Share of favourable views on main energy sources

“Figure (a) map total and per capita household carbon footprint across EU regions. The top decile emits 15% of the total EU emissions equivalent to 815 MtCO2e. In comparison, the bottom decile (i.e. 10% of the population with lowest emissions per capita) make up about 5% of EU emissions with contribution of 5–7 tCO2e/cap. The [...]

By |June 8th, 2017|Categories: Graph Analysis|Tags: , |

Main Energy Sources by Regions

“Globally, two-thirds of respondents identified oil and natural gas as main sources of energy today, followed by hydroelectric and coal.
Nearly half of respondents overall have mostly favorable views about seven key energy sources, with renewables (solar and wind) topping the list. Globally, eight in ten respondents say that they have a favorable view about natural [...]

By |June 8th, 2017|Categories: Graph Analysis, Map|Tags: , |

New displacements by conflict and disasters in 2016

“There were 31.1 million new internal displacements by conflict, violence and disasters in 2016. This is the equivalent of one person forced to flee every second.”

New displacements by conflict and disasters in 2016

 

Source: On the GRID, internal displacement in 2016. iDMC, internal Displacement Monitoring Centre. 2017.

 

By |June 1st, 2017|Categories: Graph Analysis|Tags: , , |

Competitiveness Ranking

“Every year, the IMD World Competitiveness Center publishes its ranking of the competitiveness of countries. In the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2017, the results for 63 countries are included.”

Competitiveness Ranking (Ranks 1 - 30)

 

Source: World Competitiveness Ranking. The 2017 IMD World Competitiveness Ranking.

By |June 1st, 2017|Categories: Graph Analysis|Tags: , |