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CO2 Emissions from Fossil-fuel - CO2 emissions from liquid fuel consumption

(thousand metric tons)

The United States of America is the top country by CO2 emissions from liquid fuel consumption in the world. As of 2014, CO2 emissions from liquid fuel consumption in the United States of America was 576,531 thousand metric tons that accounts for 21.10 % of the world's CO2 emissions from liquid fuel consumption. The top 5 countries (others are China, India, Japan, and Saudi Arabia) account for 47.85 % of it. The world's total CO2 emissions from liquid fuel consumption was estimated at 2.73 million thousand metric tons in 2014.

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Carbon dioxide emissions from liquid fuel consumption refer mainly to emissions from use of petroleum-derived fuels as an energy source.