В.3. Greenhouse gas emissions

Indicator:

B3 – Greenhouse gas emissions

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Brief description:

Greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) are presented by ingredients (carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, methane) and by sectors (energy; industrial processes and product use; agriculture; waste; land use, land-use change and forestry);
GHGs are estimated per capita, per unit area and per unit of GDP in USD by PPP

Greenhouse gas emissions by sector

(million tonnes in terms of CO2 per year)

 

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Energy

58.6

57.5

58.3

59.2

58.0

54.0

56.0

Industrial processes and product use

6.2

6.3

6.3

6.5

6.9

6.4

6.0

Agriculture

23.6

24.3

24.4

23.8

23.7

23.1

23.1

Waste

5.8

5.5

5.6

6.2

6.3

6.6

6.4

Total, excluding land use, land-use change and forestry

94.2

93.6

94.5

95.7

94.9

90.2

91.5

Land use, land-use change and forestry

-40.1

-37.6

-32.0

-35.1

-30.1

-27.4

-21.9

Total, including land use, land-use change and forestry

54.1

56.0

62.5

60.6

64.8

62.8

69.6

Reference: The minus sign ( - ) means absorption of greenhouse gases.

Methodology:

GHGs are estimated using the recommendations of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC Guidelines 2006)

Data source:

The data producer is the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus.

Relevance of the indicator:

The indicator provides a measure of the existing and future anthropogenic impact on the earth‘s climate and shows the efficiency of the national GHG reduction policy.



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