Table 4-49: U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use by Sector

Table 4-49: U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use by Sector

(Million metric tons of carbon)

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Sector 1990 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 (P) 2002
Total U.S. CO2 Emissions from energy use by sector (R) 1,360.4 (R) 1,433.3 (R) 1,484.5 (R) 1,502.8 (R) 1,514.2 (R) 1,535.5 (R) 1,581.3 (R) 1,552.1 1,562.4
Transportation (R) 428.0 (R) 453.1 (R) 465.0 (R) 469.8 (R) 479.4 (R) 492.5 (R) 504.3 (R) 498.3 504.4
Natural gas 9.8 10.4 10.6 11.2 9.6 9.7 9.7 9.2 9.6
Electricity 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0 0.9
Petroleum (R) 417.5 (R) 441.8 (R) 453.6 (R) 457.7 (R) 468.9 (R) 481.9 (R) 493.6 (R) 488.1 493.9
Motor gasoline 260.5 (R) 276.9 (R) 282.0 (R) 284.3 (R) 292.6 (R) 299.9 (R) 301.6 (R) 303.0 310.5
Liquid petroleum gas 0.4 0.3 (R) 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Jet fuel 60.1 60.0 62.7 63.3 64.2 (R) 66.2 68.5 65.6 63.9
Distillate fuel (R) 72.3 (R) 82.8 (R) 88.3 (R) 92.3 (R) 95.0 (R) 98.8 (R) 102.0 (R) 104.5 103.4
Residual fuel 21.6 19.4 18.1 15.1 14.3 14.2 18.9 (R) 12.5 13.6
Lubricants 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.6
Aviation gas 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6
Industrial (R) 460.5 (R) 472.3 (R) 486.8 (R) 491.0 (R) 484.3 (R) 481.9 (R) 483.8 (R) 459.6 456.4
Residential (R) 259.3 (R) 279.7 (R) 296.0 (R) 293.6 (R) 298.9 (R) 306.5 (R) 318.9 (R) 316.6 325.3
Commercial 212.6 (R) 228.2 (R) 236.7 (R) 248.5 (R) 251.5 (R) 254.6 (R) 274.3 (R) 277.7 276.2
Total U.S. CO2 Emissions (Incl. adj. and other sources)a (R) 1,365.2 (R) 1,450.4 (R) 1,502.3 (R) 1,519.6 (R) 1,527.8 (R) 1,550.6 (R) 1,596.4 (R) 1,567.6 1,580.5

KEY: CO2 = carbon dioxide; P = preliminary; R = revised.

a "Adjustments" comprise the addition of U.S. territories and the subtraction of military bunker fuels and international bunker fuels. "Other sources" comprise the addition of gas flaring, CO2 in natural gas, cement production, other industrial, and waste combustion.

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 2002, Washington, DC: 2003, available at Internet website http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/1605/ggrpt/cdemissions_tbls.html as of June 14, 2004.