Canada - Nitrous oxide emissions

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

The value for Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Canada was 23,448.34 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 23,641.98 in 2005 and a minimum value of 0.00 in 1969.

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: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

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Year Value
1969 0.00
1970 9,451.58
1971 10,204.45
1972 10,633.06
1973 11,481.27
1974 11,425.74
1975 12,119.00
1976 12,776.40
1977 13,158.06
1978 13,657.20
1979 13,637.21
1980 14,463.79
1981 15,265.09
1982 16,069.99
1983 16,728.00
1984 16,949.10
1985 17,088.54
1986 16,579.12
1987 16,621.63
1988 15,539.34
1989 16,576.94
1990 16,999.37
1991 17,665.84
1992 18,090.19
1993 19,077.97
1994 19,334.03
1995 20,709.68
1996 22,037.49
1997 21,899.16
1998 21,959.82
1999 22,729.03
2000 22,480.77
2001 21,513.11
2002 21,554.63
2003 22,487.18
2004 23,245.63
2005 23,641.98
2006 23,456.49
2007 23,321.75
2008 23,448.34

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

The value for Nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Canada was 6,430.87 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 55,757.80 in 1970 and a minimum value of 0.00 in 1969.

Definition: Nitrous oxide emissions from energy processes are emissions produced by the combustion of fossil fuels and biofuels.

Source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

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Year Value
1969 0.00
1970 55,757.80
1971 3,383.94
1972 3,698.26
1973 4,415.24
1974 4,721.99
1975 4,805.48
1976 5,015.38
1977 5,254.16
1978 5,705.08
1979 6,116.14
1980 6,394.33
1981 6,239.36
1982 5,817.79
1983 6,227.87
1984 5,870.36
1985 5,880.29
1986 5,823.85
1987 5,845.48
1988 6,216.22
1989 6,428.58
1990 6,286.36
1991 6,132.37
1992 6,293.92
1993 6,510.15
1994 6,828.72
1995 6,887.85
1996 6,980.06
1997 7,172.87
1998 7,270.01
1999 7,475.87
2000 7,521.80
2001 7,162.12
2002 6,896.19
2003 6,790.75
2004 6,657.65
2005 6,483.49
2006 6,418.95
2007 6,602.76
2008 6,430.87

Nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (% of total)

Nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (% of total) in Canada was 17.95 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 192.23 in 1970, while its lowest value was 9.76 in 1995.

Definition: Nitrous oxide emissions from energy processes are emissions produced by the combustion of fossil fuels and biofuels.

Source: World Bank staff estimates from original source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/.

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Year Value
1970 192.23
1971 10.86
1972 12.92
1973 14.23
1974 14.36
1975 14.43
1976 12.71
1977 13.45
1978 14.70
1979 12.18
1980 11.46
1981 10.97
1982 13.42
1983 13.37
1984 12.73
1985 12.50
1986 13.64
1987 13.95
1988 14.67
1989 10.48
1990 13.64
1991 12.69
1992 13.57
1993 12.87
1994 10.09
1995 9.76
1996 12.31
1997 13.31
1998 11.47
1999 14.50
2000 16.73
2001 18.89
2002 16.62
2003 14.97
2004 14.78
2005 16.42
2006 17.50
2007 17.98
2008 17.95

Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Canada was 33,414 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 70,579 in 1995 and a minimum value of 28,617 in 1972.

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

Source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

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Year Value
1970 29,006
1971 31,161
1972 28,617
1973 31,034
1974 32,893
1975 33,307
1976 39,461
1977 39,061
1978 38,812
1979 50,218
1980 55,782
1981 56,884
1982 43,337
1983 46,596
1984 46,113
1985 47,046
1986 42,683
1987 41,906
1988 42,366
1989 61,339
1990 46,075
1991 48,305
1992 46,370
1993 50,588
1994 67,649
1995 70,579
1996 56,680
1997 53,892
1998 63,389
1999 51,567
2000 44,950
2001 37,921
2002 41,498
2003 45,348
2004 45,033
2005 39,480
2006 36,675
2007 36,715
2008 35,836
2009 33,142
2010 33,010
2011 33,278
2012 33,414

Nitrous oxide emissions (% change from 1990)

The value for Nitrous oxide emissions (% change from 1990) in Canada was -27.48 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 53.18 in 1995 and a minimum value of -28.36 in 2010.

Definition: Nitrous oxide emissions are emissions from agricultural biomass burning, industrial activities, and livestock management. Each year of data shows the percentage change to that year from 1990.

Source: World Bank staff estimates from original source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/.

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Year Value
1991 4.84
1992 0.64
1993 9.79
1994 46.82
1995 53.18
1996 23.02
1997 16.96
1998 37.58
1999 11.92
2000 -2.44
2001 -17.70
2002 -9.93
2003 -1.58
2004 -2.26
2005 -14.31
2006 -20.40
2007 -20.32
2008 -22.22
2009 -28.07
2010 -28.36
2011 -27.77
2012 -27.48

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions