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Greenhouse gas emissions per capita in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2005
Nieves López Izquierdo, Associate Consultant UNEP/GRID-Arendal
In 2005, per capita emissions in Latin America and the Caribbean, not taking emissions associated with land use changes into account, amounted to 5.5 MtCO2-e, with Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela having the highest levels
of per capita emissions. On the other end of the spectrum, Guatemala, El Salvador and Haiti had the lowest emission levels in the region.