Auto Charts

In: Environment/weather Innovative Science

12 Jan 2010

The UNEP GEO Data Portal has recently automated some chart production with a custom Illustrator script, for cross-country comparison purposes. The below example is for total CO2 emissions vs per capita. While I really like the waveform-type display aesthetically, I’m not sure of it’s analytical value compared to a bar chart.


It works a little better here (Total Final Energy Consumption):


1 Response to Auto Charts



March 14th, 2014 at 9:50 am

Check out for an interesting data viz builder for this type of climate emissions data.

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