CAIT - U.S. States Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The CAIT 2.0 U.S. State GHG emissions collection applies a consistent methodology to create a six-gas, multi-sector, and comparable data set for all U.S. states.

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CAIT Climate Data Explorer enables data analysis by allowing users to quickly narrow down by year, gas, state, and sector. Automatic calculations for percent changes from prior year, per capita, and per GDP are also available. Users are presented with clear and customizable data visualizations that can be readily shared through unique URLs or embedded for further use online.

CAIT US States GHG Emissions data are derived from the State Inventory Tool (SIT) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


WRI, CAIT Climate Data Explorer. 2014. 'Climate Analysis Indicators Tool: WRI’s Climate Data Explorer.' Washington, DC: World Resources Institute. Available online at:

Additionally to citing CAIT Climate Data Explorer please consider citing the data sources that CAIT Climate Data Explorer is using.

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License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Full license text available at Creative Commons Attribution 4.0


Project: CAIT Climate Data Explorer

Page Last Updated: August 18, 2016

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