United States' CO2 emissions from fossil fuel and industrial purposes 1990-2018

This statistic displays the volume of carbon dioxide emissions in the United States based on fossil fuel and industrial purposes from 1990 to 2018. In 2018, emissions related to fossil fuel and industrial purposes in the United States reached some 5.28 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide.

Carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel and industrial purposes in the U.S. from 1990 to 2018 (in megatons)*

CO2 emissions in megatons
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Release date

2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1990 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Numbers have been rounded. Emission totals of fossil fuel use and industrial processes (cement production, carbonate use of limestone and dolomite, non-energy use of fossil fuels and other combustion). Short-cycle and large-scale biomass burning are excluded.

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