CO2 emissions (kg per PPP $ of GDP)
Definition: Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.
Description: The map below shows how CO2 emissions (kg per PPP $ of GDP) 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 Palau, with a value of 0.90. The country with the lowest value in the world is Dem. Rep. Congo, with a value of 0.02.
Source: Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, United States.
Aggregation method: Weighted average