Atmospheric carbon emissions projected by IPCC in 1992 compared with observed emissions. Graphic: Robert Rohde

By Robert Rohde
13 May 2018

(Twitter) – In 1992, the world adopted the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to fight global warming.

The same year, the IPCC released a set of projections for future CO2. The most widely used, IS92a, depicted global growth under business-as-usual.

Today, CO2 is only ~5 ppm below what IS92a predicted.

[Note also that the growth continues to be supralinear. –Des]

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