Tracking Carbon Emissions

Total Carbon Emissions by Nation
Tajikistan Gambia Niger Djibouti Mauritania Mozambique South Swaziland Guinea-Bissau Korea Burkina Faso Lesotho Taiwan India Saint Helena Macau Burundi Central African Republic Sao Tome and Principe Cambodia Somalia Zambia Mongolia Chad Benin North South Vietnam Guinea Ghana Korea Kenya Suriname Singapore Africa Ethiopia Senegal Azerbaijan Cameroon Turkmenistan Sierra Leone Tanzania Angola Comoros Cote d’Ivoire Namibia Morocco Hong Mali Congo (Brazzaville) Zimbabwe Liberia Kong Malawi Tunisia Egypt Togo Malaysia Madagascar Mauritius Nigeria Western Sahara Botswana Rwanda Algeria Thailand Gabon Libya Bangladesh Cape Verde Congo Seychelles Eritrea Burma (Kinshasa) Equatorial Guinea Uganda China Maldives Afghanistan Kyrgyzstan Japan Laos Sri Lanka Timor-Leste (East Timor) Indonesia French Polynesia Nepal Kazakhstan Papua New Guinea Pakistan American Samoa Bhutan Philippines Brunei New Zealand Uzbekistan New Caledonia Reunion Fiji Argentina Sudan Iraq Lebanon Nauru Guam Kuwait United Iran Cyprus Tonga Arab Montserrat Australia Cook Islands Emirates Israel Venezuela Jordan Bahrain U.S. Pacific Islands Oman Solomon Islands Qatar Palestine Syria Chile Uruguay Bolivia Faroe Islands Yemen Saudi Wake Island Brazil Colombia Arabia Samoa Ecuador Peru Ukraine Paraguay Guyana Poland Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) France French Guiana Croatia United Finland Bosnia and Herzegovina Georgia Kingdom Honduras Belize Costa Rica El Salvador Nicaragua Panama Guatemala Greenland Malta

A footprint comparison of total carbon dioxide emissions by nation and per capita shows there’s plenty of room for smaller countries to reduce their carbon footprints. By Stanford Kay

Per Capita Carbon Emissions by Nation
Colombia Vanuatu Kiribati Venezuela Brazil Paraguay Bolivia Ecuador Argentina Uruguay New New Caledonia Zealand Costa Rica Suriname Peru Guyana Tonga Nicaragua Cook Chile Guatemala Fiji Islands Panama Belize Guam Nauru French Honduras Polynesia El Salvador American Samoa Australia Nepal Singapore Samoa Bhutan Kyrgyzstan Maldives Bangladesh Antigua Sri Lanka Saint Vincent/Grenadines Montserrat and Burma(Myanmar) Timor-Leste Mongolia Barbuda Cuba Thailand (East Timor) Puerto Afghanistan Grenada Rico India Kazakhstan Cambodia North Azerbaijan Barbados Korea Indonesia Uzbekistan Hong Japan Vietnam Virgin Laos Kong Malaysia Jamaica Islands, U.S. Korea, Bermuda Turkmenistan South Dominican Cayman Pakistan Republic China Philippines Islands Virgin Islands British Taiwan Haiti Aruba Netherlands The Antilles Macau United Arab Emirates Bahamas Dominica U.S. Pacific Islands Solomon Islands Papua New Guinea Trinidad and Tobago Saint Lucia Turks and Caicos Islands Mexico Tajikistan

Qatar
Turkey

Brunei

China’s total emissions lead the world, but when diluted by its huge population, its ranking drops down the per capita list.

Saint Pierre Saint Kitt and Miquelon and Nevis Canada

Saudi Arabia Bahrain Israel Iran Kuwait Jordan Oman Czech Republic Lebanon Iraq Greece Syria

United States Slovenia Finland Croatia Bulgaria Cyprus Denmark

Spain

Armenia Bulgaria

Romania

Luxembourg

Turkey
Netherlands Denmark

Germany
Slovenia Sweden Austria Switzerland

The United States is no. 2 for total emissions but Americans shrink down to a respectable rank in line with other industrialized citizens.

Norway Germany

Djibouti

Yemen SwitzerLatvia land

Russia
Serbia Portugal Slovakia Lithuania Belarus Czech Belgium Republic Ireland Latvia Bahamas, The Guadeloupe Cayman Islands Virgin Islands, U.S. Haiti Trinidad and Tobago Jamaica Netherlands Antilles Bermuda Martinique Antigua and Barbuda Aruba Grenada Saint Lucia Virgin Islands, British Saint Vincent/Grenadines Turks and Caicos Islands Saint Kitts and Nevis Dominica Norway

Mexico
Cuba Puerto Rico

Canada

Tiny Gibraltar tops the per capita list due to its need to import most manufactured goods— a reality also seen in many small island nations.
Albania

Belarus Estonia Poland Hungary Portugal Malta Belgium Armenia Netherlands Ukraine Russia Ireland

Luxembourg

Austria Slovakia Romania

Italy
Moldova Greece Iceland Hungary Former Serbia and Montenegro Macedonia Bosnia and Herzegovina Former Serbia and Montenegro

Dominican Republic

Estonia

Lithuania

Faroe Islands

Barbados

United States

Gibraltar

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Congo (Kinshasa) Saint Helena Chad Sweden Botswana Tunisia France Mali Gambia, The Uganda Malawi United Mauritania Burundi Kingdom Albania Zimbabwe Spain Algeria Sierra Leone Central African Republic Guinea Macedonia W. Sahara Sudan Italy Rwanda Morocco Gabon Madagascar Equatorial Burkina Faso Iceland Seychelles Guinea Niger Somalia Mauritius Benin South Swaziland Egypt Zambia Senegal Ghana Africa LibyaNamibia Angola Comoros Togo Tonga Cape Verde Mozambique Eritrea Ethiopia Sao Tome and Principe Guinea-Bissau Congo (Brazzaville) Kenya Liberia Lesotho Cote d'Ivoire (IvoryCoast) Tanzania Cameroon Nigeria Georgia Greenland

Gibraltar

Moldova

KEY
AFRICA ASIA MIDDLE EAST CARIBBEAN CENTRAL AMERICA EUROPE NORTH AMERICA OCEANIA SOUTH AMERICA

DESIGN: STANFORD KAY STUDIO.COM

NOTE: BASED ON 2007 DATA. SOURCES: U.S. ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION

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