visualizing world statistics (Gapminder - Hans Rosling)

Graph: CO2 emissions per capita versus Time CO2 vs Time - Gapminder Above: a plot I made using Gapminder. When I first tried this tool a few months ago, I was left confused and unimpressed. Luckily, since then, I've stumbled upon the following two explanatory videos (~20 min each).

last year and this year.

After watching the videos, you can play with Gapminder yourself as it is a web-based tool.

More info and tool links at