Paris Reality Check

(Intended) Nationally Determined Contributions

INDCs & Scenarios Tool to compare the projected range of INDCs and the scenarios from the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5).

Carbon Capture and Storage: Information in INDCs regarding Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) and Biomass Energy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS)

INDC Factsheets: Factsheets developed at the Climate & Energy College, University of Melbourne

World map

Emissions Data & Scenarios

PRIMAP-hist dataset: National historical emissions time series of greenhouse gas emissions, explorable by country, group and sector

PRIMAP-crf dataset: Processed version of data reported by countries to the UNFCCC in the Common Reporting Format (CRF), organized in IPCC 2006 categories

AR5 Scenario Explorer: Visualization of the AR5 scenario database

INDC Factsheets


Sea-Level Rise: Projections for scenarios from the IPCC AR5 Scenario Database.

Coral Reefs: Projections for scenarios from the IPCC AR5 Scenario Database.


ISIMIP - Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project

Equity Assessments


Mitigations Contributions: Mitigation contributions for each of the G20 countries

Paris Equity Check: How fair are countries’ climate pledges?

Equity Map

Simple Climate Models


Pymagicc Python interface for MAGICC

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Pyhector Python interface for Hector

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Simple Climate Model Projection

Info Graphics

Climate Spirals: Interactive take on Ed Hawkins’ Climate Spirals, extended with Concentration Spirals and Carbon Budget

Climate Spirals

Paris Reality Check is developed in the PRIMAP group at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).

Any feedback, bug reports, or questions to are much appreciated.