CO2 emissions intensity

(tonnes per 1000 dollar GDP)

Palau is the top country by CO2 emissions intensity in the world. As of 2021, CO2 emissions intensity in Palau was 5.7 tonnes per 1000 dollar GDP that accounts for 12.89% of the world's CO2 emissions intensity. The top 5 countries (others are Turkmenistan, Trinidad and Tobago, Mongolia, and Oman) account for 19.57% of it. The world's total CO2 emissions intensity was estimated at 44.26 tonnes per 1000 dollar GDP in 2021.

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What is CO2 emissions intensity?

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.