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ECLAC on the basis of Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) Version 7.0. (Washington, DC: World Resources Institute, 2010).
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Share of world greenhouse gas emissions (includes land use change)
Nieves López Izquierdo, Associate Consultant UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The total amount of CO2 emissions, including those associated with land use changes, highlight the contribution of Latin America and the Caribbean to total global emissions of CO2. In total the region contributes to 13% of global emissions when changes in land use is taken into account.