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Cold countries Compared by Environment > Climate change > CO2 emissions from electricity and heat production, total > Million metric tons

DEFINITION: CO2 emissions from electricity and heat production, total (million metric tons). CO2 emissions from electricity and heat production is the sum of three IEA categories of CO2 emissions: (1) Main Activity Producer Electricity and Heat which contains the sum of emissions from main activity producer electricity generation, combined heat and power generation and heat plants. Main activity producers (formerly known as public utilities) are defined as those undertakings whose primary activity is to supply the public. They may be publicly or privately owned. This corresponds to IPCC Source/Sink Category 1 A 1 a. For the CO2 emissions from fuel combustion (summary) file, emissions from own on-site use of fuel in power plants (EPOWERPLT) are also included. (2) Unallocated Autoproducers which contains the emissions from the generation of electricity and/or heat by autoproducers. Autoproducers are defined as undertakings that generate electricity and/or heat, wholly or partly for their own use as an activity which supports their primary activity. They may be privately or publicly owned. In the 1996 IPCC Guidelines, these emissions would normally be distributed between industry, transport and "other" sectors. (3) Other Energy Industries contains emissions from fuel combusted in petroleum refineries, for the manufacture of solid fuels, coal mining, oil and gas extraction and other energy-producing industries. This corresponds to the IPCC Source/Sink Categories 1 A 1 b and 1 A 1 c. According to the 1996 IPCC Guidelines, emissions from coke inputs to blast furnaces can either be counted here or in the Industrial Processes source/sink category. Within detailed sectoral calculations, certain non-energy processes can be distinguished. In the reduction of iron in a blast furnace through the combustion of coke, the primary purpose of the coke oxidation is to produce pig iron and the emissions can be considered as an industrial process. Care must be taken not to double count these emissions in both Energy and Industrial Processes. In the IEA estimations, these emissions have been included in this category.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 4,266.04 2011
2 United States 2,478.03 2011
3 Russia 1,000.18 2011
4 Germany 350.51 2011
5 United Kingdom 196.7 2011
6 Poland 165.67 2011
7 Canada 165.62 2011
8 Ukraine 135.85 2011
9 Kazakhstan 124.84 2011
10 Czech Republic 65.36 2011
11 Romania 43.29 2011
12 Belarus 33.01 2011
13 Chile 31.91 2011
14 Finland 28.84 2011
15 Austria 24.69 2011
16 Belgium 24.23 2011
17 Denmark 20.24 2011
18 Hungary 16.97 2011
19 Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.09 2011
20 Estonia 15.48 2011
21 Norway 13.84 2011
22 Slovakia 13.36 2011
23 Ireland 12 2011
24 Sweden 10.58 2011
25 North Korea 10.33 2011
26 Mongolia 8.01 2011
27 Slovenia 6.17 2011
28 Republic of Macedonia 5.83 2011
29 Lithuania 4.65 2011
30 Switzerland 3.71 2011
31 Latvia 2.17 2011
32 Georgia 1.2 2011
33 Kyrgyzstan 1.18 2011
34 Luxembourg 1.08 2011
35 Armenia 0.94 2011
36 Tajikistan 0.42 2011
=37 Nepal 0.0 2011
=37 Iceland 0.0 2011

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"Countries Compared by Environment > Climate change > CO2 emissions from electricity and heat production, total > Million metric tons. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Energy Agency. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Cold-countries/Environment/Climate-change/CO2-emissions-from-electricity-and-heat-production,-total/Million-metric-tons

Cold countries Compared by Environment > Climate change > CO2 emissions from electricity and heat production, total > Million metric tons

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  • Russia ranked first for climate change > CO2 emissions from electricity and heat production, total > million metric tons amongst Europe in 2011.
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  • Germany ranked first for climate change > CO2 emissions from electricity and heat production, total > million metric tons amongst European Union in 2011.
  • China ranked first for climate change > CO2 emissions from electricity and heat production, total > million metric tons amongst Cold countries in 2011.
  • Saudi Arabia ranked first for climate change > CO2 emissions from electricity and heat production, total > million metric tons amongst Muslim countries in 2011.
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  • Japan ranked second for climate change > CO2 emissions from electricity and heat production, total > million metric tons amongst High income OECD countries in 2011.
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  • United Kingdom ranked second for climate change > CO2 emissions from electricity and heat production, total > million metric tons amongst NATO countries in 2011.
  • France ranked last for climate change > CO2 emissions from electricity and heat production, total > million metric tons amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2011.
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