Congo - Methane emissions

Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

Definition: Agricultural methane emissions are emissions from animals, animal waste, rice production, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA Statistics © OECD/IEA, http://www.iea.org/stats/index.asp).

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Year Value
1990 2,369
2000 1,553
2005 1,835
2008 1,536
2010 1,648

Methane emissions in energy sector (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

Definition: Methane emissions from energy processes are emissions from the production, handling, transmission, and combustion of fossil fuels and biofuels.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA Statistics © OECD/IEA, http://www.iea.org/stats/index.asp).

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Year Value
1990 1,823
2000 3,914
2005 3,832
2008 3,732
2010 3,887

Energy related methane emissions (% of total)

Definition: Methane emissions from energy processes are emissions from the production, handling, transmission, and combustion of fossil fuels and biofuels.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA Statistics © OECD/IEA, http://www.iea.org/stats/index.asp).

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Year Value
1990 25.34
2000 48.75
2005 49.94
2008 56.13
2010 55.41

Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent)

Definition: Methane emissions are those stemming from human activities such as agriculture and from industrial methane production.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA Statistics © OECD/IEA, http://www.iea.org/stats/index.asp).

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Year Value
1990 7,194
2000 8,029
2005 7,674
2008 6,649
2010 7,016

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions