Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Geopolitical Informations

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

Main legislative bodies

  • National Assembly (Bicameral)

Latest News

Canada, China, EU joint climate diplomacy emerges as US confirms exit from Paris deal

The governments of Canada, China, and the European Union on Saturday (Sept. 16)  convened a Ministerial Meeting on Climate Action  “to advance discussions on read more...

Key meeting in Montreal shapes the “most ambitious program” of IPCC

The 46th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change closed on Sunday (Sept. 10) in Montreal. Hosted by the government of Canada, the read more...

France advances phase out of hydrocarbons production by 2040

French Minister of Ecological and Social Transition Nicolas Hulot on Wednesday (Sept. 6) presented a draft bill  to phase out oil and gas exploration read more...

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.

By selecting or deselecting each item, you can compare or give prominence to particular emission trends.

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General features

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