Figure 9 U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use

Figure 9 U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use

(Million metric tons of carbon)

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Year Residential Commercial Industrial Transportation
1980 248.4 178.2 484.6 378.1
1981 239.7 178.2 463.7 374.1
1982 237.5 178.1 407.8 365.6
1983 236.1 179.9 399.3 366.9
1984 241.1 188.7 436.0 379.0
1985 245.8 189.6 424.5 384.3
1986 244.0 190.4 412.2 399.0
1987 251.0 197.2 427.3 411.0
1988 264.8 207.6 448.2 427.3
1989 267.5 209.9 450.1 432.6
1990 254.2 207.7 454.8 431.8
1991 259.0 208.0 444.1 424.3
1992 258.6 207.8 461.6 431.1
1993 274.3 213.6 461.0 436.4
1994 272.2 217.1 471.0 449.3
1995 273.4 220.6 469.2 457.8
1996 289.6 229.2 483.8 468.9
1997 288.6 241.5 489.7 473.6
1998 288.8 244.5 480.2 481.9
1999 290.1 243.5 481.2 496.1
2000P 301.0 256.0 488.0 513.0

Key: P = 2000 data are preliminary.

Notes: One ton of carbon equals 3.667 tons of carbon dioxide gas. Electric utility emissions are spread across end-user sections.

Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in the United States 2000, available at www.eia.doe.gov.