Greenhouse gas emissions, 2020 - Country rankings:
The average for 2020 based on 185 countries was 241624 kt of CO2 equivalent.The highest value was in China: 12942868 kt of CO2 equivalent and the lowest value was in Tuvalu: 22 kt of CO2 equivalent. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Definition: Total greenhouse gas emissions in kt of CO2 equivalent are composed of CO2 totals excluding short-cycle biomass burning (such as agricultural waste burning and savanna burning) but including other biomass burning (such as forest fires, post-burn decay, peat fires and decay of drained peatlands), all anthropogenic CH4 sources, N2O sources and F-gases (HFCs, PFCs and SF6).