# What is the average persons annual carbon footprint?

## What is the average persons annual carbon footprint?

The average carbon footprint per person in the UK, per year, is 12.7 tonnes CO2e.

## Which country has the highest carbon footprint per person?

China
CO2 Emissions per Capita

# Country CO2 Emissions per capita (tons)
1 China 7.38
2 United States 15.52
3 India 1.91
4 Russia 11.44

## Which country has the largest carbon footprint 2020?

China is the world’s largest contributing country to CO2 emissions—a trend that has steadily risen over the years—now producing 10.06 billion metric tons of CO2. The biggest culprit of CO2 emissions for these countries is electricity, notably, burning coal.

## How much CO2 per person is sustainable?

The good news is that there’s a practical standard we can use to measure if we’re living sustainably. It’s simple. It’s 3 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per person per year.

## What is 1 tonne of carbon emissions equivalent to?

These equivalents will help you understand the scales we’re talking about when discussing one tonne of CO2: the average emission of one passenger on a return-flight from Paris to New York. driving 6000 km with a diesel car. 4300 kWh power consumption.

## Which country has lowest carbon footprint?

You have probably never heard of Tuvalu before, and that is a big part of the reason why it has the lowest carbon footprint on the planet. Their current carbon footprint rests at zero MtCO₂, and they plan to continue this trend by doing away with fossil fuels altogether.

## Who are the world’s biggest polluters?

Top 10 polluters

• China, with more than 10,065 million tons of CO2 released.
• United States, with 5,416 million tons of CO2.
• India, with 2,654 million tons of CO2.
• Russia, with 1,711 million tons of CO2.
• Japan, 1,162 million tons of CO2.
• Germany, 759 million tons of CO2.
• Iran, 720 million tons of CO2.

## How do I calculate my carbon footprint?

By calculating how much waste you produce each week and multiplying by 52 you can get your annual waste production. This is then multiplied by a carbon intensity to get your footprint.

## How many tonnes of CO2 do humans emit?

Tons of CO2 emitted into the atmosphere. In 2019, about 43.1 billion tons of CO2 from human activities were emitted into the atmosphere.

## How many tonnes of CO2 does a person produce?

Summary: Every person emits the equivalent of approximately two tons of carbon dioxide a year from the time food is produced to when the human body excretes it, representing more than 20 percent of total yearly emissions.

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