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China US CO2 emissions

Created on July 26, 2010

China US CO2 emissions

Headline:

Comparing Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Intro:

China’s CO2 emissions have more than doubled since 2000, while emissions from the United States have declined by more than 8 percent.

Source: J.G.J. Olivier, J.A.H.W. Peters, “No Growth in Total Global CO2 Emissions in 2009”, Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL), June 2010, p.12, at http://www.rivm.nl/bibliotheek/rapporten/ 500212001.pdf (July 21, 2010).

Other text:

5.8 5.8 Emissions of CO2, in Billions of Metric Tonnes Chart 1 •  WM 2970 heritage.org United

States China 2.5 5.3 8.1 3.6 5.0 2009 2005 2000 1995 1990