CO2 intensity

Global CO2 intensity reduction accelerate in 2016 (-3.1%) compared to the past trends (-1.4% on average over 1990-2015)

Breakdown by country (kCO2/$2005p)

World

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China's CO2 intensity is twice higher Germany's one.

Global CO2 intensity reduction accelerate in 2016 (-3.1%) compared to the past trends (-1.4% on average over 1990-2015)

On a more longer term trend, CO2 intensity has fallen in all regions since 1990 except in Middle East.
In the OECD countries, CO2 emissions per unit of GDP are 15% below the world average, driven down by the European Union (-2.4%/year since 2000) at a level close to half of that of 1990.
The United States posted a noticeable fall of 45% between 1990 and 2016.
CIS countries have recorded a similar drop (45%) since 1990 but the CIS region remains, by far, that with the highest CO2 intensity.
High intensities are recorded in fossil-fuel rich and developing countries.
In 2016, significant drops have been recorded in China, Spain, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

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