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ECLAC on the basis of Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT)
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Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Emissions per GDP, 2005 (includes land use change)
Nieves López Izquierdo (Associate Consultant UNEP/GRID-Arendal)
Taking into account total CO2 emissions, including those associated with and use changes, the Latin American and Caribbean region rates poorly compared to other regions with regard to emissions of CO2 equivalent per US$ million of GDP produced. Latin America emits 1,152 tonnes of CO2 equivalent per US$ 1 million, compared to 481 tonnes of CO2 equivalent per US$ 1 million emitted by the OECD countries. This indicates that for each US$ million of GDP, Latin America and the Caribbean is emitting more CO2 equivalent than the OECD.