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This figure shows the annual fossil fuel carbon dioxide emissions, in million metric tons of carbon, for a variety of non-overlapping regions covering the Earth.

Data source: Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Centre .

Regions are sorted from largest emitter (as of 2000) to the smallest and links to the original data and lists of countries appear below:

  1. The USA & Canada:
  2. Western Europe (plus Germany):
  3. Communist East Asia (China, North Korea, Mongolia, etc.):
  4. Eastern Europe, Russia, and Former Soviet States:
  5. India & Southeast Asia (plus South Korea):
  6. Australia, Japan & other Pacific Island States:
  7. Central & South America (includes Mexico and the Caribbean):
  8. The Middle East:
  9. Africa:


This figure was originally prepared by Robert A. Rohde from publicly available data, and is incorporated into the Global Warming Art project.

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