Carbon dioxide emissions from coal combustion worldwide from 1971 to 2016
(in million metric tons)
Global CO2 emissions from coal combustion 1971-2016
This statistic presents the global carbon dioxide emissions derived from coal combustion from 1971 to 2016. Carbon dioxide emissions generated from coal combustion amounted to 14.3 billion tons in 2016.
Carbon dioxide emissions from coal combustion worldwide from 1971 to 2016
(in million metric tons)
Emissions in million metric tons
201614,265.3
201514,536.3
201013,783.2
200511,469.5
20008,951.7
19958,519.7
19908,297.6
19857,394
19806,601.2
19755,647.6
19715,229.1
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Source

Release date

2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1971 to 2016

Supplementary notes

Includes figures for non-OECD countries.
Figures have been restated in the 2018 edition of the report

Global CO2 emissions from coal combustion 1971-2016
This statistic presents the global carbon dioxide emissions derived from coal combustion from 1971 to 2016. Carbon dioxide emissions generated from coal combustion amounted to 14.3 billion tons in 2016.
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