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Pollution Maps

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World Total Unit Year
Carbon Emissions 2000 22872 million tonnes per year 2000
Carbon Emissions 1980 18141 million tonnes per year 1980
Carbon Emissions Increases * 6585 million tonnes per year 1980-2000
Carbon Emissions Decreases ** 1903 million tonnes per year 1980-2000
Greenhouse Gases 30134 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent 2000
Methane and Nitrous Oxide 5114 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent 2002
Sulphur Dioxide 97.5 million tonnes per year 2002
Nitrogen Oxides 81.3 million tonnes per year 2002
Chlorofluorocarbons 110 thousand tonnes per year 2002
Nuclear Waste 8910 tonnes of heavy metal per year 2001
Hazardous Waste 452 million tonnes per year 2001
Sewage Sludge 23 million tonnes per year 1999
Municipal Waste Collected 1.5 billion tonnes per year 2002
Municipal Waste Recycled 157 million tonnes per year 2002

*Sum of territories where carbon emmissions have increased
**Sum of territories where carbon emmissions have decreased

 

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