Total U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions were 5,268 million metric tons in 2018.
|Energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by source and sector for the United States, 2018 (million metric tons)|
|Residential||Commercial||Industrial||Transportation||Electric power||Source total|
1 Emissions from combustion of waste materials derived from petroleum and from some types of geothermal power plants.
2 Electricity-related CO2 emissions are based on electric power sector electricity sales to the other sectors and the emissions associated with the generation of that electricity.
Note: Sum of data in columns and rows may not equal the totals because of independent rounding.
Source: Monthly Energy Review, April 2019, preliminary data
Last updated: May 15, 2019