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

(thousand metric tons)

China is the top country by CO2 emissions from solid fuel consumption in the world. As of 2014, CO2 emissions from solid fuel consumption in China was 2.03 million thousand metric tons that accounts for 50.58 % of the world's CO2 emissions from solid fuel consumption. The top 5 countries (others are the United States of America, India, Japan, and South Africa) account for 77.85 % of it. The world's total CO2 emissions from solid fuel consumption was estimated at 4.01 million thousand metric tons in 2014.

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Carbon dioxide emissions from solid fuel consumption refer mainly to emissions from use of coal as an energy source.