Global Carbon Atlas

Topic: Social
Source: Global Carbon Atlas

The Global Carbon Atlas compiles annual country-level fossil carbon emissions data from 1960 to 2016.  The data is sourced from Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, BP Statistical Review of World Energy, Statistical Review of World Energy, and U.S. Geological Survey.

China was responsible for 27.6 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions in 2017. View

Cement production accounted for 11 percent of China’s carbon dioxide emissions in 2016. View

China was responsible for 18.5 percent of global emissions of both methane and nitrous oxide in 2016. View