Half of the world’s habitable land is used for agriculture
The importance of social networks for innovation and productivity
Food production is responsible for one-quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions
What are the environmental impacts of food and agriculture? Introducing our new Our World in Data series
We won the Lovie Award!
How do CO2 emissions compare when we adjust for trade?
Where in the world do people emit the most CO2?
Who emits the most CO2 today?
Who has contributed most to global CO2 emissions?
The history of Our World in Data
12 key metrics to understand the state of the world
Where does our plastic accumulate in the ocean and what does that mean for the future?
If we can make maternal deaths as rare as they are in the healthiest countries we can save almost 300,000 mothers each year
Talent is everywhere, opportunity is not. We are all losing out because of this.
The rise of social media
Where are women most at risk of dying in childbirth?
How many women die in childbirth?
The world now produces more seafood from fish farms than wild catch
How common was it was for parents to lose a child?
How many people die and how many are born each year?
Are Facebook and other social media platforms bad for our well-being?