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Source: International Energy Agency
Published: 2014

Carbon Dioxide (CO₂) Emissions by Sector or Source, World

Circulated: August 9, 2019

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is known as a greenhouse gas — a gas that absorbs and emits thermal radiation, creating the ‘greenhouse effect’.

           
Sector 1960 2014 Change (basis points)
Manufacturing industries % construction 29.3% 20.0% -934
Electricity and heat production 28.6% 49.0% 2048
Residential buildings & commercial and public services 20.4% 8.6% -1175
Transport 19.2% 20.5% 128
Other sectors 2.5% 1.9% -65
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%


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