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

(Thousand metric tons of carbon)

The United States of America is being the top country by emissions from liquid fuel consumption in the world. As of 2013, emissions from liquid fuel consumption in the United States of America was 562,260 thousand metric tons of carbon that accounts for 21.02 % of the world's emissions from liquid fuel consumption. The top 5 countries (others are China, Japan, India, and Russian Federation) account for 47.50 % of it. The world's total emissions from liquid fuel consumption was estimated at 2.68 million thousand metric tons of carbon in 2013.

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