CO2 emissions reached 50,857 kt in 2017 in Peru, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 2.34 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, CO2 emissions in Peru reached an all time high of 61,745 kt in 2014 and an all time low of 8,174 kt in 1960. When compared to Peru's main peers, CO2 emissions in Brazil amounted to 466,838 kt, 92,323 kt in Chile and 84,744 kt in Colombia in 2017.
Peru has been ranked 58th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions, 12 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement.
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