Fracking going local. WSJ map via @revkin on which communities have given fracking the green light.
Maps of renewable energy resources in the United States.
CNN INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC. The figures come from The Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2012 report, a UN Environment Program backed study that has tracked the finance flowing into green energy across the world since 2004.
Cool data visualizations for internet trends, music, twitter users around the world, etc.
Washington Post article with lots of charts and figures for why this is the worst Congress ever ...
Mexico's infographic page for the G-20 Summit.
Offshore Wind Could Power the World (MAP)
Global Atlas for Wind & Solar Energy: - “The Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy project aims to create a collaborative internet-based Geographic Information System (GIS) of these renewable resources that can direct and enhance cooperation on global scenarios and strategies and support decision-making, especially in areas where this information in insufficiently known,” the IRENA page for the atlas states. Source: Clean Technica (http://s.tt/1clnK)
UNEP Asks for End User Input in Building Global Solar: - United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners are developing a “Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy,” and they’re looking for input from end users to help them do so Source: Clean Technica (http://s.tt/14GzW)
US is looking good for solar PV
How military spending has changed in the past decade
World's biggest meat-eaters...
Unemployment before and after the financial crisis
How global surface temperature, ocean heat and atmospheric CO2 levels have risen since 1960.
How London's road use has changed since 2001.
Warmest ever? You bet. March 2012 temps fry all records.
NOAA climate change interactive graphs
Maps Show a Decade of Renewable Energy Growth, 2001-2011. The darkening blue is thanks to widespread adoption of solar, wind, and, to a lesser extent, geothermal and biomass.
The cost of solar energy is falling.
World GHG emissions, sectors and sources. The 'spaghetti' chart.