Table 5-2 - Carbon Emissions by Sector

Table 5-2 - Carbon Emissions by Sector

(Million metric tons of carbon)

  1990 1995 1996 1997
Transportation 432 459 471 473
Industrial 454 465 478 483
Residential 253 270 286 287
Commercial 207 218 226 237
Total 1,346 1,412 1,461 1,480

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in the United States 1997, DOE/EIA 0673 (97) (Washington DC: October 1998).