Canada has the second highest per-capita carbon emissions in the world

Canada has the second highest per-capita carbon emissions in the world
Visual Capitalist has compiled a list of countries by per-capita carbon emissions, and Canada has the second highest on the list, at 15.2 tonnes per year.

Canada’s per-capita carbon emissions are higher than those of United States (14.4), China (7.1) and Russia (11.4). The world’s highest emitters of per-capita carbon emissions is the Middle East (Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, and United Arab Emirates).

“Oil-producing countries in the Middle East are the highest emitters of CO2 on a per capita basis, but developed countries like the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, and Canada also have some of the higher rates of per-capita carbon emissions.”—Visual Capitalist

These results were compiled using data presented by the Aqal Group and the IEA. For the full report, please visit the Visual Capitalist website.

Visualizing Global Per Capita CO2 Emissions https://t.co/dq9bFid989 pic.twitter.com/k9qPEvBCBQ— Visual Capitalist (@VisualCap) January 4, 2022

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