Top 10: Most Polluting Countries


In the following slides, find the top 10 countries with the greatest carbon dioxide emissions in 2011.

10. United Kingdom

Estimated 2011 CO2 Emissions in metric tonnes: 470 million

9. Indonesia

Estimated 2011 CO2 Emissions in metric tonnes: 490 million

8. Canada

Estimated 2011 CO2 Emissions in metric tonnes: 560 million

7. South Korea

Estimated 2011 CO2 Emissions in metric tonnes: 610 million

6. Germany

Estimated 2011 CO2 Emissions in metric tonnes: 810 million

5. Japan

Estimated 2011 CO2 Emissions in metric tonnes: 1.24 billion

4. Russian Federation

Estimated 2011 CO2 Emissions in metric tonnes: 1.83 billion

3. India

Estimated 2011 CO2 Emissions in metric tonnes: 1.97 billion

2. USA

Estimated 2011 CO2 Emissions in metric tonnes: 5.42 billion

1. China

Estimated 2011 CO2 Emissions in metric tonnes: 8.7 billion