Sweden - Nitrous oxide emissions

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

Definition: Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions are emissions produced through fertilizer use (synthetic and animal manure), animal waste management, 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 4,017
2000 3,769
2005 3,533
2008 3,412
2010 3,101

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

Definition: Nitrous oxide emissions from energy processes are emissions produced by the 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 1,015
2000 1,149
2005 1,115
2008 1,087
2010 1,236

Nitrous oxide emissions in industrial and energy processes (% of total nitrous oxide emissions)

Definition: Industrial nitrous oxide emissions are emissions produced during the manufacturing of adipic acid and nitric acid. Nitrous oxide emissions from energy processes are emissions produced by the 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 27.13
2000 29.22
2005 26.75
2008 27.11
2010 31.48

Industrial nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

Definition: Industrial nitrous oxide emissions are emissions produced during the manufacturing of adipic acid and nitric acid.

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

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Year Value
1990 811.60
2000 746.10
2005 458.80
2008 461.10
2010 536.20

Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

Definition: Nitrous oxide emissions are emissions from agricultural biomass burning, industrial activities, and livestock management.

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

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Year Value
1990 6,731
2000 6,485
2005 5,883
2008 5,711
2010 5,629

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions