What is Carbon Majors?

CarbonMajorsImage1“Carbon Majors” refers to a groundbreaking peer-reviewed study published in the scientific journal Climatic Change. The study’s published title is “Tracing anthropogenic carbon dioxide and methane emissions to fossil fuel and cement producers, 1854-2010.”

The Carbon Majors study is the culmination of more than eight years of work by Richard Heede, Director & Chief Geographer, Climate Accountability Institute, based in Snowmass, Colorado.

You can read Heede’s full biography here.

You can view the abstract summary and download the Carbon Majors study here: “Tracing anthropogenic carbon dioxide and methane emissions to fossil fuel and cement producers, 1854-2010.”

You can read an Executive Summary of the Carbon Majors report here.