Global per Capita CO2 Emissions
The graph "shows the globally-averaged per-person emissions of carbon dioxide in tonnes per capita (tC) since 1960. The average grew steadily from about 0.8 tC to 1.2 tC from 1960 to the early 1970s, and fell thereafter to about 1.15 tC. Since 1970, the average has been just below 1.14.
The steadiness of this average during the interval from 1970 to 1999 is quite striking since global per capita income grew during this period." (pg. 14)
Many models the Kyoto Protocol depends upon for justification project continuing rises in carbon dioxide levels. If those models are wrong, then the need for the Kyoto Protocol and similar agreements in the future is questionable.
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