To shed some light on historical responsibility for emissions, Aurelien Saussay, an economist at the French Economic Observatory has produced this interactive map, which combines year by year CO2 emissions from fossil fuels and cement with gridded population data.
The emissions data are taken from the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC).
Read more at City Lab.
(Source: International Cartographic Association)
This interactive map, still in beta, "New York Music Map" is an attempt to capture New York's most significant music makers.
Click on a band name and learn more.
How many bands do you recognize?
(Source: The Map Room)
Mapping threats to cultural heritage in the Middle East and North Africa makes it clear that much of our past 'the Cradle of Civilization", is in imminent danger of destruction.
With priceless artifacts and millennia of history lost and imperiled, teams of heritage experts in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have been working tirelessly to tract the scope of the plunder thus far.
This user-friendly, interactive map "Culture under threat map" shows the clear march of destruction. It is created by the Antiquities Coalition.
(Source: Atlantic/City Lab)