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Energy Efficiency

ENERGY EFFICIENCY How much carbon a given economy produces is the most common statistic cited in the climate change debate. But it isn't the only measure that matters. How much economic bang an economy gets for its energy buck is also important. Here we survey the energy efficiency of a selection of important economies. 8,286,892 5,433,057 CO2 EMISSIONS IN 2010 (KT) 2,008,823 1,740,776 1,170,715 745,384 499,137 443,674 419,754 493,505 460,124 464,481 433,989 373,081 Brazil South Africa Canada US Mexico UK Germany Russia Saudi Arabia Indonesia Australia China India Japan ENERGY USE PER CAPITA IN 2011 GDP PER CAPITA IN 2011 (KG OF OIL EQUIVALENT ) (PPP IN CURRENT INTERNATIONAL $ 7,303 kg CANADA $41,392 7,032 kg US $49,854 1,560 kg MEXICO $16.044 1,371 kg BRAZIL $11,514 2,997 kg UK $36,081 3,811 kg GERMANY $39,720 5,113 kg RUSSIA $22,408 2.794 kg SOUTH AFRICA $10,914 6,738 kg SAUDI ARABIA $29,735 614 kg INDIA $3,676 857 kg INDONESIA $4,567 5,504 kg AUSTRALIA $41,966 3,610 kg JAPAN $33,838 2,029 kg CHINA $8,321 GDP PER UNIT OF ENERGY USE IN 2011 (CONSTANT 2005 PPP $ PER KG OF OIL EQUIVALENT) uul...l. 11.0 9.1 7.5 4.9 4.7 US Saudi Arabia Canada Brazil Germany Russia South Africa Mexico UK India Indonesia Australia Japan China CIC Design: Cameron Tulk Source: World Bank CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL CONSEIL INTERNATIONAL DU CANADA

Energy Efficiency

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How much carbon a given economy produces isn’t the only measure that matters in the climate change debate. How much economic bang an economy gets for its energy buck is also important.

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