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Carbon Emissions by Country: Top 15

What is Climate Trace, How it tracks carbon emissions?

Every year more than 36,000 million tons of CO2 are emitted into the Earth’s atmosphere, the main greenhouse gas that contributes to climate change. Most of these gases are born from the use of fossil fuels, the generation of energy by non-renewable means and polluting human activities.

CO2 per Capita – Top 15 Countries

  • Qatar – 38.74 tons per person
  • Trinidad and Tobago – 28.88 tons per person
  • Kuwait – 25.83 tons per person
  • Brunei – 22.53 tons per person
  • Bahrain – 21.94 tons per person
  • United Arab Emirates – 19.67 tons per person
  • New Caledonia – 19.30 tons per person
  • Sint Maarten – 18.32 tons per person
  • Saudi Arabia – 17.50 tons per person
  • Kazakhstan – 17.03 tons per person

Country-wise major contributor to CO2.

China

10.17 Billion Tons

Per Capita: 6.86 tons per person

Source: Flickr

United States

5.28 Billion Tons

Per Capita: 16.16 tons per person

Source: The Energy for Growth Hub

India

2.62 Billion Tons

Per Capita: 1.84 tons per person

Source: NewsClick

Russia

1.68 Billion Tons

Per Capita: 11.31 tons per person

Source: ISPI

Japan

1.11 Billion Tons

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Per Capita: 9.31 tons per person

Source: Unsplash

Iran

780 Million Tons

Per Capita: 8.98 tons per person

Source: Unsplash

Germany

702 Million Tons

Per Capita: 9.52 tons per person

Source: Unsplash

Indonesia

618 Million Tons

Per Capita: 2.01 tons per person

Source: Unsplash

South Korea

611 Million Tons

Per Capita: 12.15 tons per person

Source: Unsplash

Saudi Arabia

582 Million Tons

Per Capita: 17.5 tons per person

Source: Unsplash

Canada

577 Million Tons

Per Capita: 15.59 tons per person

Source: Unsplash

South Africa

479 Million Tons

Per Capita: 8.18 tons per person

Source: PxHere

Brazil

466 Million Tons

Per Capita: 2.33 tons per person

Source: unsplash

Mexico

439 Million Tons

Per Capita: 3.7 tons per person

Source: unsplash

Australia

411 Million Tons

Per Capita: 16.88 Tons per person

Source: unsplash

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