3-D tube chart of global CO2 concentration and temperature

Nov 14, 2017

Because you can never have enough time series charts that show increases of CO2 and temperature over decades. By Kevin Pluck:

Differing from the variations we’ve seen before, time is on the circle, and the metrics are on the vertical. Then it rotates for dramatic effect.

See also the the two-dimensional Cartesian version from Bloomberg and the polar coordinate version by Ed Hawkins. There are also plenty more temperature charts. I think after this, we’re set for a while.

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