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Current Issues & Trends

Recent Data

Carbon dioxide emissions by fuel
million metric tons
  2017 2018 2019F 2020F
Petroleum and other liquid fuels 2,332 2,372 2,367 2,379
Natural gas 1,474 1,629 1,683 1,671
Coal 1,316 1,259 1,090 1,066
Total energy 5,133 5,271 5,151 5,128
Source: Short-Term Energy Outlook Renewables and Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Note: F= Forecast.

Analysis & Projections

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