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English: This bubble diagram shows the percentage share of global cumulative energy-related carbon dioxide emissions between 1890-2007. Major emitters are shown (percentage share in brackets): the United States (28%), the European Union (23%), Russia (11%), China (9%), other OECD countries (5%), Japan (4%), India (3%), and the rest of the world (18%). Data are from IEA (2009). For more information, see greenhouse gas.

The area and colouring of the circles is proportional to the share of emissions. The radius of the circles equals the square root of (area / π).


  • IEA (2009). World Energy Outlook 2009. p.180 (p.182 of PDF). International Energy Agency (IEA): Paris, France. ISBN: 978-92-64-06130-9.
Date 13 November 2012
Source Own work
Author Enescot


Data from the IEA (2009) are given below as comma-separated values (CSV). The data were exported from OpenOffice 3.4.1 Calc using the following options (enclosed in braces): Character set: {Western Europe (Windows-1252/WinLatin}; Field delimiter: {,}; text delimiter: {"}.

,Rest of world,18,2.3936536824,4.7873073648
,Other OECD,5,1.261566261,2.523132522
,European Union,23,2.7057581899,5.4115163798
,United States,28,2.9854106607,5.9708213214


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