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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 4,324
2000 4,355
2005 4,307
2008 4,398
2010 4,113

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 708.70
2000 909.60
2005 1,615.00
2008 1,651.10
2010 1,511.50

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 7.18
2000 7.40
2005 11.83
2008 12.67
2010 12.00

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 9,869
2000 12,289
2005 13,647
2008 13,027
2010 12,601

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions