Table 4-49. U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use by Sector, 1990-1998 (Million metric tons of carbon)

Table 4-49. U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use by Sector, 1990-1998 (Million metric tons of carbon)

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Sector 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Industrial 454.8 444.1 461.6 461 471 469.2 483.8 489.7 480.2 481.2
Residential 254.2 259 258.6 274.3 272.2 273.4 289.6 288.6 288.8 290.1
Commercial 207.7 208 207.8 213.6 217.1 220.6 229.2 241.5 244.5 243.5
Transportation431.8 424.3 431.1 436.4 449.1 457.6 468.7 473.6 481.9 496.1
Motor Gasoline 260.6 259.2 263.1 268.9 273.3 279.0 284.0 286.5 292.9 299.1
Liquid Petroleum Gas 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3
Jet Fuel 60.1 58.1 57.6 58.1 60.4 60.0 62.7 63.3 64.2 66.3
Distillate Fuel 75.7 72.6 75.3 77.3 82.5 85.1 89.7 93.5 96.4 100.1
Residual Fuel 21.9 22 23 19.4 19.1 19.7 18.4 15.5 15.2 17.5
Lubricants 1.8 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.8
Aviation Gas 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Total Petroleum 421.2 414.6 421.6 426.4 438.2 446.5 457.4 461.5 471.5 485.8
Natural Gas 9.8 9 8.8 9.3 10.2 10.4 10.6 11.2 9.5 9.5
Electricity 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.8
Total CO2 Emissions from End-Use Sector Energy Consumption1,348.6 1,335.3 1,359.1 1,385.3 1,409.6 1,421.0 1,471.5 1,493.4 1,495.4 1510.8
Total U.S. CO2 Emissions1,350.0 1,338.4 1,365.1 1,396.8 1,422.5 1,434.7 1,484.1 1,505.2 1,507.4 1526.8

NOTES: Electric utility emissions are distributed across end-use sectors.
Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.
Tons of carbon can be converted to tons of carbon dioxide gas by multiplying by 3.667. One ton of carbon equals 3.667 tons of carbon dioxide gas.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in the United States 1999, DOE/EIA-0573(98) (Washington, DC: October 1999), available at Internet site www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/1605/ggrpt/html, as of Nov.7, 2000