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U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use by Sector

(Million metric tons of carbon)

Dataset Excel: 

Electric utility emissions are distributed across end-use sectors.

Numbers may not add to totals due to independent rounding.

Tons of carbon can be converted to tons of carbon dioxide gas by multiplying by 3.667.  One ton of carbon equals 3.667 tons of carbon dioxide gas.

Numbers in this table may not be comparable to the numbers in the previous edition of the report due to changes in methodology of estimation by the Energy Information Administration.


KEY:  CO2 = carbon dioxide.

Hydrocarbon Gas Liquids (HGL) includes ethane, propane, normal butane, isobutane, and natural gasoline, and their associated olefins. Excludes Liquified Natural Gas (LNG). 


U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review, tables 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 12.4, and 12.5, available at as of May 10, 2019.