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Most polluting countries (2020)

Countries by C02 emissions1. INTRODUCTION

Question: Which are the most polluting countries?

According to the most recent EDGAR data (EU source), these are the current most polluting countries (2020):

 

2. MOTS POLLUTING COUNTRIES (BY % OF GLOBAL C02 EMISSIONS)

  1. China: 30%.
  2. United States: 13%.
  3. India: 7%.
  4. Russia: 5%.
  5. Japan: 3%.

(*) You can check the full list [HERE].

 

3. A WORLD MAP WITH THE MOST POLLUTING COUNTRIES (CO2)

Countries by C02 emissions

 

4. FACTS:

  • 30%  of the world’s CO2 emissions comes from one single country.
  • 50% from 3 countries.
  • 60% from the top 5 (out of 194 countries).

 

5. REFERENCE

  • EDGAR – Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (2020). Fossil CO2 emissions of all world countries, 2020 report > CO2 total emissions. Avaliable [HERE].
 

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