Adjusted savings: carbon dioxide damage (% of GNI)
Definition: Carbon dioxide damage is estimated to be $20 per ton of carbon (the unit damage in 1995 U.S. dollars) times the number of tons of carbon emitted.
Description: The map below shows how Adjusted savings: carbon dioxide damage (% of GNI) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Trinidad and Tobago, with a value of 2.48. The country with the lowest value in the world is Lesotho, with a value of 0.01.
Source: World Bank staff estimates based on Samuel Fankhauser's "Valuing Climate Change: The Economics of the Greenhouse" (1995).