6-2 U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use: 1985-2007

6-2 U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use: 1985-2007

Million metric tons of carbon

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Year RResidential RCommercial RIndustrial RTransportation
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 260 213 458 427
1991 264 213 448 422
1992 264 213 470 428
1993 280 220 465 434
1994 278 224 473 445
1995 283 231 473 459
1996 299 239 488 470
1997 297 251 496 476
1998 299 257 488 485
1999 305 260 483 497
2000 322 276 486 511
2001 319 279 466 505
2002 326 278 467 516
2003 334 280 469 518
2004 333 284 475 534
2005 342 289 456 542
2006 325 283 452 547
2007 339 295 451 547

Key: R = Revised.

Notes: 2007 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 States, appendix E, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/1605/1605aold.html, as of December 2005. 1990-2007-USDOE, EIA, U.S. Carbon Dioxide from Energy Sources 2008 Flash Estimate, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/1605/flash/flash.html as of October 2008.