Global CO2 emissions share by country 2015

This statistic displays the distribution of carbon dioxide emissions worldwide as of 2015, based on select regions. As of this year, some six percent of the global carbon dioxide emissions originated from the Middle East. Carbon dioxide can be removed from the atmosphere through reforestation, soil improvements, and other carbon sinks.

Distribution of carbon dioxide emissions worldwide as of 2015, by region

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Supplementary notes

* Includes Hong Kong.

EIT: Economies in Transition
Annex I parties include industrialized countries that were members of the OECD in 1992, as well as EIT parties.
Annex II includes the OECD members of Annex I, but excludes EIT parties.
A more comprehensive definition can be found from the UNFCCC website.

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