Lithuania - Methane emissions

Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Lithuania was 1,942.74 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4,871.55 in 1989 and a minimum value of 0.00 in 1969.

Definition: Agricultural methane emissions are emissions from animals, animal waste, rice production, 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/

See also:

Year Value
1969 0.00
1970 3,618.21
1971 3,826.06
1972 3,939.19
1973 4,020.05
1974 4,119.82
1975 4,245.35
1976 4,255.22
1977 4,297.81
1978 4,397.86
1979 4,472.02
1980 4,450.51
1981 4,477.70
1982 4,508.28
1983 4,589.87
1984 4,683.58
1985 4,744.57
1986 4,793.68
1987 4,867.52
1988 4,790.44
1989 4,871.55
1990 4,861.94
1991 4,643.86
1992 4,334.47
1993 3,300.29
1994 2,729.29
1995 2,348.96
1996 2,225.42
1997 2,221.48
1998 2,158.21
1999 1,953.61
2000 1,893.16
2001 1,679.12
2002 1,726.88
2003 1,788.32
2004 1,873.62
2005 1,864.21
2006 1,912.55
2007 1,916.63
2008 1,942.74

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

The value for Methane emissions in energy sector (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Lithuania was 1,768.36 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1,831.09 in 2001 and a minimum value of 0.00 in 1969.

Definition: Methane emissions from energy processes are emissions from the production, handling, transmission, and 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 440.13
1971 440.89
1972 452.25
1973 468.38
1974 481.02
1975 464.37
1976 472.35
1977 477.67
1978 485.67
1979 497.75
1980 509.55
1981 518.91
1982 529.56
1983 539.90
1984 548.93
1985 558.40
1986 569.99
1987 568.16
1988 1,095.80
1989 1,617.14
1990 1,619.90
1991 1,637.48
1992 1,446.24
1993 1,552.96
1994 1,555.82
1995 1,651.21
1996 1,692.32
1997 1,704.00
1998 1,811.37
1999 1,815.31
2000 1,816.37
2001 1,831.09
2002 1,806.50
2003 1,795.60
2004 1,781.31
2005 1,771.95
2006 1,764.89
2007 1,746.82
2008 1,768.36

Energy related methane emissions (% of total)

Energy related methane emissions (% of total) in Lithuania was 34.28 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 37.71 in 2001, while its lowest value was 8.67 in 1978.

Definition: Methane emissions from energy processes are emissions from the production, handling, transmission, and 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/.

See also:

Year Value
1970 9.60
1971 9.19
1972 9.15
1973 9.23
1974 9.23
1975 8.69
1976 8.79
1977 8.73
1978 8.67
1979 8.72
1980 8.90
1981 8.93
1982 9.05
1983 9.00
1984 8.97
1985 8.96
1986 9.01
1987 8.83
1988 15.84
1989 21.36
1990 21.31
1991 22.15
1992 20.99
1993 26.13
1994 28.73
1995 32.02
1996 33.29
1997 33.38
1998 35.10
1999 36.14
2000 36.33
2001 37.71
2002 35.39
2003 35.93
2004 35.25
2005 35.14
2006 34.63
2007 34.28
2008 34.28

Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent) in Lithuania was 4,806 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7,602 in 1990 and a minimum value of 4,584 in 1970.

Definition: Methane emissions are those stemming from human activities such as agriculture and from industrial methane production.

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/

See also:

Year Value
1970 4,584
1971 4,800
1972 4,945
1973 5,076
1974 5,214
1975 5,345
1976 5,376
1977 5,469
1978 5,602
1979 5,706
1980 5,727
1981 5,808
1982 5,854
1983 5,999
1984 6,117
1985 6,232
1986 6,323
1987 6,432
1988 6,920
1989 7,572
1990 7,602
1991 7,394
1992 6,889
1993 5,942
1994 5,415
1995 5,156
1996 5,083
1997 5,105
1998 5,161
1999 5,024
2000 5,000
2001 4,856
2002 5,105
2003 4,997
2004 5,054
2005 5,043
2006 5,096
2007 5,096
2008 5,159
2009 5,080
2010 5,052
2011 4,943
2012 4,806

Methane emissions (% change from 1990)

The value for Methane emissions (% change from 1990) in Lithuania was -36.79 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of -2.74 in 1991 and a minimum value of -36.79 in 2012.

Definition: Methane emissions are those stemming from human activities such as agriculture and from industrial methane production. 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/.

See also:

Year Value
1991 -2.74
1992 -9.38
1993 -21.84
1994 -28.78
1995 -32.18
1996 -33.14
1997 -32.84
1998 -32.11
1999 -33.92
2000 -34.23
2001 -36.12
2002 -32.85
2003 -34.27
2004 -33.53
2005 -33.67
2006 -32.96
2007 -32.97
2008 -32.14
2009 -33.18
2010 -33.54
2011 -34.98
2012 -36.79

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions