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CO2 emissions


In 2016, CO2 emissions in Hong Kong was 47,066.4 kt. In the ranking by CO2 emissions including 180 countries, Hong Kong has the 73rd rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Honduras and the Hungary. Compared to Afghanistan which at the top of the ranking with CO2 emissions of 9,900 kt in 2016, Hong Kong has 375.42 % percent higher 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.