Total Carbon Dioxide Emissions by Country

Name the 24 countries that have, between 1781 and 2013, cumulatively emitted at least 10 billion metric tonnes of carbon dioxide.
includes countries that no longer exist
According to the CDIAC
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Last updated: January 8, 2017
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CO2 Emissions
Peak Decade
Country
370.82 BT
2000's
United States
164.50 BT
2010's
China
112.91 BT
1980's
Soviet Union
74.75 BT
1970's
United Kingdom
73.56 BT
1970's
Germany
56.28 BT
2000's
Japan
39.52 BT
2010's
India
36.70 BT
2010's
Russia
35.25 BT
1970's
France
28.70 BT
2000's
Canada
25.24 BT
1980's
Poland
21.80 BT
2000's
Italy
CO2 Emissions
Peak Decade
Country
17.98 BT
2010's
South Africa
16.63 BT
2010's
Mexico
15.19 BT
2010's
Australia
14.34 BT
2010's
Iran
13.44 BT
2010's
South Korea
12.71 BT
2000's
Spain
12.35 BT
2010's
Brazil
11.57 BT
1970's
Belgium
11.41 BT
2010's
Saudi Arabia
11.25 BT
1980's
Czechoslovakia
10.58 BT
2010's
Netherlands
10.45 BT
2010's
Indonesia
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Jan 8, 2017
Great quiz! Got them all by guessing countries with a big economy or big population, (or both). I'm willing to bet the United States will peak again with the new Trump presidency though, as he doesn't seem concerned about climate change at all.