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Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Some facts about climate change

Copenhagen climate conference is near.  Here are some facts one should bear in mind.

source: Jørgen Delman

Key variables

China

USA

Japan

Population (million)

1,320

302

128

Per capita GDP (US$) (PPP)

5,345

45,790

33,525

Energy use per unit of GDP (toe/ thousand US$)

0.26

0.17

0.12

Per capita CO2eq emissions (2003 data; tons)

3.2

19.5

9.8




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