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Emissions - CO2 emissions from solid fuel consumption

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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 7.43 million kt that accounts for 50.83 % 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 78.23 % of it. The world's total CO2 emissions from solid fuel consumption was estimated at 14.6 million kt 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.