Figure 14 U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use

Figure 14 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 R257.0 R210.3 R452.7 431.8
1991 R261.6 R210.4 R439.8 R424.2
1992 R261.8 R210.8 R455.1 431.1
1993 R278.4 R217.2 R452.9 436.4
1994 R275.8 R220.4 R463.3 449.3
1995 R277.9 R224.6 R461.1 457.8
1996 R293.9 R233.1 R476.1 468.9
1997 R292.8 R245.4 R481.5 473.6
1998 R293.7 R250.4 R469.5 481.9
1999 R298.8 R252.0 R465.8 R499.4
2000 R312.0 R264.0 R469.0 513.0
2001 P318.0 P280.0 P426.0 P516.0

Key: P = preliminary; R = revised.

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

Source: 1980-1989-Appendix E available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/1605/ggrpt/appendixes.html. 1990-2001-U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, U.S. Carbon Dioxide from Energy Sources 2001 Flash Estimate, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/1605a.html.