In the gallery above, it can be observed that China has a huge amount of carbon dioxide emitted over the years. However with reference to the carbon dioxide emissions in 2012, the information is briefly summarized below. Highlighted in the gallery as red is the total amount of carbon dioxide emissions for a continent or the world. Highlighted in the gallery as yellow is a country with a high amount of carbon dioxide emissions.
Summary : China has the most amount of carbon dioxide emissions at 8,547.746 million metric tons. The United States comes in second at 5,270.422 and third is India at 1,830.938. Therefore, one could come to a conclusion that China contributes greatly to the carbon dioxide emissions. The total emissions of carbon dioxide in the world is 32,723.20.
The information was retrieved from the International Energy Statistics (2012).