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Global annual fossil fuel carbon dioxide emissions, in million metric tons of carbon, as reported by the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center [1].

Original data: Marland, G., T.A. Boden, and R. J. Andres. 2003. "Global, Regional, and National CO2 Emissions." In Trends: A Compendium of Data on Global Change. Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge, Tenn., U.S.A. http://cdiac.esd.ornl.gov/trends/emis/tre_glob.htm]

The data is originally presented in terms of solid (e.g. coal), liquid (e.g. petroleum), gas (i.e. natural gas) fuels, and separate terms for cement production and gas flaring (i.e. natural gas lost during oil and gas mining). In the plotted figure, the gas flaring (the smallest of all categories) was added to the total for natural gas. Note that the carbon dioxide releases from cement production result from the thermal decomposition of limestone into lime, and so technically are not a fossil fuel source.

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The original version of this figure was prepared by Dragons flight from publicly available data, and is released under the GFDL.

1 May 2005 . . Dragons flight (Talk) . . 555x402 (17263 bytes) (Global Carbon Emissions by Type

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Related figures

Total global carbon emissions, logarithmic scale.

Carbon dioxide emissions by region, linear scale.

Carbon dioxide concentrations during the last 400 thousand years.

Recent carbon dioxide concentrations measured at Mauna Loa, Hawaii.

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   * Image:Global co2 emissions graph.png
   * Image:Carbon Emission by Region.png

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current00:52, April 12, 2006Thumbnail for version as of 00:52, April 12, 2006250 × 181 (19 KB)Dore chakravarty (Talk | contribs)==Summary== Global_Carbon_Emission_by_Type.png (17KB, MIME type: image/png) Description Global annual fossil fuel carbon dioxide emissions, in million metric tons of carbon, as reported by the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center [1]. Original d

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