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Annual per capita emissions in 2008 by country

United States: 18.6 metric tons CO2(e)

United Kingdom: 8.4 metric tons CO2(e)

China: 5.4 metric tons CO2(e)

World Average: 4.8 metric tons CO2(e) (Source: CDIAC) India: 1.3 metric tons CO2(e)

Source: Climate Analysis Indicators Tool, World Resources Institute: cait.wri.org

CDIAC (for world average figure): Boden, T.A., G. Marland, and R.J. Andres. 2012. Global, Regional, and National Fossil-Fuel CO2 Emissions. Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge, Tenn., U.S.A. doi 10.3334/CDIAC/00001_V201

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Taken on October 18, 2012