Figure 13 U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use: 1985-2004

Figure 13 U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use: 1985-2004

Million metric tons of carbon

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Figure 13: U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use: 1985-2004. If you are a user with disability and cannot view this image, use the table version. If you need further assistance, call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov.

Notes: 2000-2003 data are revised from previous editions. 2004 data are preliminary.

One ton of carbon equals 3.667 tons of carbon dioxide gas. Electric utility emissions are distributed across sectors.

Sources: 1985-1989-U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE), Energy Information Administration (EIA), Emissions of Greenhouse Gasses in the United State, appendix E, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/1605/gg02rpt/appendixes.html, as of December 2005. 1990-2004-USDOE, EIA, U.S. Carbon Dioxide from Energy Sources 2005 Flash Estimate, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/1605/flash/flash.html, as of June 2005.