Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Geopolitical Informations

Capital
Kabul
Population
30.55 million (2013)
Total area
652,864 km2

Main legislative bodies

  • National Assembly (Bicameral)

Latest News

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Climate Policy Facts

Emissions

Year Total GHG Emissions Excluding LUCF ( MtCO2e) Total GHG Emissions Excluding LUCF Per Capita ( tCO2e Per Capita) Total GHG Emissions Excluding LUCF Per GDP ( tCO2e / Million $ GDP)
1990 14.99 1.28 0
1991 14.83 1.18 0
1992 13.61 0.99 0
1993 13.62 0.9 0
1994 13.66 0.83 0
1995 13.7 0.78 0
1996 14.14 0.77 0
1997 14.56 0.77 0
1998 15.02 0.77 0
1999 15.31 0.77 0
2000 15.77 0.77 751.02
2001 15.91 0.75 757.78
2002 15.93 0.72 681.26
2003 16.43 0.71 647.97
2004 16.86 0.7 658.03
2005 17.41 0.7 611.41
2006 18.12 0.71 602.68
2007 19.15 0.73 560.13
2008 21.47 0.79 605.9
2009 24.45 0.88 570.16
2010 26.54 0.93 570.77
2011 25.31 0.87 513.07

The line chart shows the country’s carbon emissions by year, expressed in million tonnes of CO2 equivalent (MtCO2e) for emission totals, and in tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) for per capita and per dollar of GDP values. It is based on data from CAIT platform provided by the World Resource Insititute, and updated regularly with the most recent data available.

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