Figure 15 U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use: 1980-2003

Figure 15 U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use: 1980-2003

Million metric tons of carbon

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Year Residential Commercial Industrial Transportation
1980 248 178 485 378
1981 240 178 464 374
1982 238 178 408 366
1983 236 180 399 367
1984 241 189 436 379
1985 246 190 425 384
1986 244 190 412 399
1987 251 197 427 411
1988 265 208 448 427
1989 268 210 450 433
1990R 259 212 461 428
1991R 264 213 448 422
1992R 264 213 470 428
1993R 280 220 465 434
1994R 278 224 473 445
1995R 280 228 472 453
1996R 296 237 487 465
1997R 294 248 491 470
1998R 295 253 486 479
1999R 302 257 483 493
2000R 319 274 484 504
2001R 317 278 460 498
2002R 325 278 457 505
2003P 332 281 456 507

Key: P = preliminary; R = revised.

Notes: One ton of carbon equals 3.667 tons of carbon dioxide gas.
Electric utility emissions are distributed across sectors.
1990-2002 data are revised from previous editions. 2003 data are preliminary.

Sources: 1980-1989-U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE), Energy Information Administration (EIA), Appendix E, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/1605/ggrpt/index.html, as of November 2004.
1990-2003-USDOE, EIA, U.S. Carbon Dioxide from Energy Sources 2003 Flash Estimate, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/1605/flash/flash.html, as of June 2004.