Retrieves Global Carbon Project (GCP) annual global carbon dioxide emissions since 1750 from Our World In Data repository https://github.com/owid/co2-data

get_emissions(use_cache = TRUE, write_cache = getOption("hs_write_cache"))

Arguments

use_cache

(boolean) Return cached data if available, defaults to TRUE. Use FALSE to fetch updated data.

write_cache

(boolean) Write data to cache, defaults to FALSE. Use TRUE to write data to cache for later use. Can also be set using options(hs_write_cache=TRUE)

Value

Invisibly returns a tibble with annual carbon dioxide emissions

Details

get_emissions invisibly returns a tibble with GCP's annual carbon dioxide emissions in aggregate and for every nation. The returned object includes ISO code, country, year, co2 emissions, growth rates, per capita, and decompositions by industry and gas type. Please refer to above website for details.

References

https://www.globalcarbonproject.org/carbonbudget/20/data.htm

Friedlingstein, P. et al (2020), Global Carbon Budget 2020, Earth System Science Data, vol. 12, 3269-3340 doi: 10.5194/essd-12-3269-2020

Author

Hernando Cortina, hch@alum.mit.edu

Examples

# \donttest{ # Fetch from cache if available: emissions <- get_emissions() # # Force cache refresh: emissions <- get_emissions(use_cache=FALSE) # # Review cache contents and last update dates: hockeystick_cache_details()
#> <hockeystick cached files> #> directory: C:\Users\hch\AppData\Local/R/cache/R/hockeystick #>
# # Plot output using package's built-in ggplot2 settings plot_emissions(emissions) # }