18 Jul '12, 4pm

China’s per-person carbon emissions rival Europe’s, but U.S. is still on top

China’s per-person carbon emissions rival Europe’s, but U.S. is still on top

The average Chinese person’s carbon footprint is now almost on a par with the average European’s, figures released on Wednesday reveal. … [T]oday’s report by the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and the European commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) show that per capita emissions in China increased by 9% in 2011 to reach 7.2 tonnes per person, only a fraction lower than the EU average of 7.5 tonnes. The population of Europe is 595 million . The population of China is 1.35 billion . In otherwords, China emits 9.75 billion tons of CO2 to Europe’s 4.46 billion. Less per person, but far more overall. But it’s not all the fault of the Chinese: The figures published on Wednesday — like most official data on carbon emissions — are based on where fossil fuels are burned. A recent UK select committee report argued that it was also important to consider the import ...

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