CO2 Emissions (Total) rose 6.99% to 74,118 kt in Romania in 2017

CO2 Emissions (Total) (kt)
Energy & Utility | Romania | February 01, 2019
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CO2 emissions reached 74,118 kt in 2017 in Romania, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 6.99 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions in Romania reached an all time high of 214,142 kt in 1989 and an all time low of 53,450 kt in 1960. When compared to Romania's main peers, CO2 emissions in Bulgaria amounted to 45,939 kt, 47,714 kt in Hungary and 179,377 kt in Ukraine in 2017.

Romania has been ranked 51st within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions, 11 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement.

CO2 Emissions (Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Austria kt 65,020 62,273 62,486 58,712 61,156
Bulgaria kt 49,347 44,708 39,600 42,416 45,323
Czech Republic kt 106,908 101,030 98,675 96,475 102,902
Greece kt 79,842 80,043 69,482 67,319 73,730
Hungary kt 47,843 44,583 42,141 42,086 43,827
Moldova kt 5,038 4,925 4,998 4,932 ... ... ...
Poland kt 316,997 299,931 302,278 285,740 292,955
Romania kt 84,880 81,723 70,945 70,003 70,202
Russia kt 1,763,405 1,830,830 1,778,561 1,705,346 1,495,494
Serbia kt 49,218 44,063 44,884 37,667 ... ... ...
Slovakia kt 34,525 32,765 33,091 30,678 30,334
Turkey kt 320,840 329,561 324,772 345,981 346,764
Ukraine kt 286,393 295,791 271,875 227,299 188,942