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Category: Graph of the Day

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Graph of the Day: EV count doubles to 400,000 worldwide

Graph of the Day: EV count doubles to 400,000 worldwide

New data shows global EV numbers climbed to just over 400,000 in early 2014, and has doubled in each of last two years.

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Graph of the Day: World solar capacity up 35% in 2013

Graph of the Day: World solar capacity up 35% in 2013

With about 37,007 megawatts (MW) of solar PV power installed in 2013, world solar PV power capacity increased about 35% to 136,697 MW.

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India's dirty coal problem – and why it's bad news for Australia

India’s dirty coal problem – and why it’s bad news for Australia

IPCC says China and other emerging economies will scale back fossil fuels to cut air pollution. This graph from new HSBC report explains why.

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The 5 key elements of sustainable transport

The 5 key elements of sustainable transport

A great graph on the carbon intensity of travel – from flights to bicycles. And 5 tips on making transport more sustainable.

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Graphs of the Day: Australia's plunging cost of solar

Graphs of the Day: Australia’s plunging cost of solar

Australians are constantly told solar is expensive, but new graphs show how far cost has fallen. And solar plus storage is closer than thought.

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Graph of the Day: Australia's dirty diesel boom

Graph of the Day: Australia’s dirty diesel boom

Australian demand for petroleum fuels might be on the decline, but our thirst for heavy-emitting diesel fuel is soaring.

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Graph of the Day: California's blue-print for 100% renewables

Graph of the Day: California’s blue-print for 100% renewables

New US study projects that, by 2050, 100% of US energy demand could be met by wind, solar, geothermal, wave, tidal and hydro – and no nuclear.

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Graph of the Day: Australia's 5 million "solar heroes"

Graph of the Day: Australia’s 5 million “solar heroes”

Home owners using solar power are helping reduce the wholesale cost of electricity, as well as lessening peak demand.

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Graph of the Day: Is Tasmania's forestry industry really worth it?

Graph of the Day: Is Tasmania’s forestry industry really worth it?

Tasmanians have been led to believe forestry is one of their state’s major industries. The statistics paint a different picture.

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Graph of the Day: How Australia is losing its cool

Graph of the Day: How Australia is losing its cool

As well as finding Australia is getting hotter, State of the Climate 2014 report finds the nation’s very cool months have declined by a third.

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Graph of the Day: How solar can save households money

Graph of the Day: How solar can save households money

Solar industry gets big campaign funding boost, and releases graph showing how solar can bring down household costs.