6-2 U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use: 1985-2008

6-2 U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use: 1985-2008

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Figure 6-2: U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use: 1985-2008. 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.

Key: R = Revised.

Notes: 2008 data are preliminary. One ton of carbon equals 3.667 tons of carbon dioxide gas. Electric utility emissions are distributed across sectors. All data are revised from 1987 to 2007.

Sources: 1985-1986U.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. 1987-1989, U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE), Energy Information Administration (EIA), Emissions of Greenhouse Gasses in the United States, table 5, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/1605/1605aold.html as of October 2009. 1990-2008USDOE, EIA, U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Source 2008 Flash Estimate, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/1605/flash/flash.html as of October 2009.