Figure 6-2 U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use: 1985-2005

Figure 6-2 U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use: 1985-2005

Million metric tons of carbon

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Year Residential Commercial Industrial Transport-ation
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
1990 260 213 460 428
1991 264 213 448 423
1992 265 214 469 428
1993 281 221 464 436
1994 279 224 472 445
1995 281 229 472 453
1996 297 238 486 465
1997 R297 255 R471 479
1998 303 258 R467 493
1999 320 274 R473 504
2000 317 278 R448 R498
2001 324 R275 R460 509
2002 331 277 461 R510
2003 330 R281 R472 R527
2004 331 279 468 530
2005 341 286 456 528

Key: R = revised.

Notes: 2005 data are preliminary.

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

Sources: 1980-1989-U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE), Energy Information Administration (EIA), Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in the United States, Appendix E, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov, 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/, as of June 2006.