As per World Resources Institute's Climate Analysis Indicators Tools
As per World Resources Institute's Climate Analysis Indicators Tools (CAIT) version 8.0, USA had less than 5 per cent ofther world's population, but accounted for 20 per cent of the global carbon dioxide emissions in 2007. India, withalmost 17 per cent of global population accounted for less than 5 per cent of the emissions. China stood at the top ofthe chart with over 22 per cent emissions and almost 20 per cent of global polulation.
We are a voice to you; you have been a support to us. Together we build journalism that is independent, credible and fearless. You can further help us by making a donation. This will mean a lot for our ability to bring you news, perspectives and analysis from the ground so that we can make change together.
Comments are moderated and will be published only after the site moderator’s approval. Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name. Selected comments may also be used in the ‘Letters’ section of the Down To Earth print edition.