Global climate change

Statistics report about global climate change

Global climate change

This report presents graphs and tables about global climate change. Focusing on greenhouse gas emissions and temperature anomalies, it also provides data on the cost of climate change and carbon prices.

Table of contents


  • Basic Statistic Global land and ocean temperature anomalies 1880-2023
  • Premium Statistic Northern Hemisphere's sea ice extent in December 1980-2023
  • Premium Statistic Global mean steric sea height growth 2005-2023
  • Premium Statistic People who agree that the impact of climate change is far in the future to worry 2024
  • Premium Statistic Global economic losses from natural disasters 2023, by type

Greenhouse gas emissions

  • Premium Statistic Global greenhouse gas emissions 1970-2022
  • Basic Statistic Global annual GHG emissions shares 2022, by country
  • Premium Statistic Share of global greenhouse gas emissions 2022, by gas
  • Basic Statistic Annual global emissions of carbon dioxide 1940-2023
  • Premium Statistic Largest global emitters of carbon dioxide 2022, by country
  • Basic Statistic Annual methane emissions worldwide 1970-2022
  • Basic Statistic Annual nitrous oxide emissions worldwide 1990-2022

Climate change impacts

  • Basic Statistic Global land temperature anomalies 1880-2023
  • Basic Statistic Global ocean temperature anomalies 1880-2023
  • Premium Statistic Change in ocean heat content worldwide 1955-2023
  • Basic Statistic Northern Hemisphere sea ice extent per month 1980-2024
  • Basic Statistic Southern Hemisphere sea ice extent per month 1980-2024
  • Premium Statistic Global rainfall anomaly 1901-2021
  • Premium Statistic Number of people affected by drought worldwide 1990-2023
  • Premium Statistic Global number of people affected by floods 1990-2023
  • Premium Statistic Global forest cover loss by wildfires 2001-2023

Tackling climate change

  • Premium Statistic Share of NDCs covered under Paris agreement 2023, by sector
  • Premium Statistic Worldwide investment in renewable energy 2004-2022
  • Premium Statistic Global clean energy investment growth rate 2005-2023
  • Premium Statistic Global renewable energy consumption 2000-2023
  • Premium Statistic Leading countries for sovereign green bonds worldwide 2022
  • Premium Statistic Global capacity of operational commercial CCS projects 2010-2023


  • Basic Statistic Estimated change in global surface temperature 2021-2100, by scenario
  • Basic Statistic Estimated change in global sea level 2050-2100, by scenario
  • Premium Statistic Global GDP at risk due to climate change 2050, by hazard and region
  • Premium Statistic Required DAC+S emissions removal to reach global net-zero 2020-2050
  • Premium Statistic Required BECCS emissions removal to reach global net-zero 2030-2050

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