This interactive uses data from the Global Carbon Atlas, which records territorial CO2 emissions from various sources.i The size of each bubble is determined by historical emission values. Hover over a bubble to see a detailed breakdown. Emissions are expressed in gigatonnes of CO2 (GtCO2). One gigatonne is equal to one billion tonnes.

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    gigatonnes of Global Emissions in

    Note: OECD grouping does not include USA.

    x Does not include emissions from aviation and maritime transport

    Source: Global Carbon Atlas
    Boden et al. (2017), BP (2018), UNFCCC (2018), USGS (2018)