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CO2 emissions


In 2016, CO2 emissions in Benin was 6,563.7 kt. In the ranking by CO2 emissions including 180 countries, Benin has the 18th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Belize and the Bhutan. Compared to Afghanistan which at the top of the ranking with CO2 emissions of 9,900 kt in 2016, Benin has 33.70 % percent lower CO2 emissions.

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What is CO2 emissions?

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.