Climate Watch - U.S. States Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Climate Watch U.S. States GHG emissions collection applies a consistent methodology to create a six-gas, multi-sector, and comparable data set for all 50 U.S. states and District of Columbia

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Climate Watch Historical GHG Emissions module 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, per GDP, and cumulative number across years 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.

Climate Watch U.S. States GHG Emissions data are derived from the State Inventory Tool (SIT) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The data include GHG emissions from all sectors for all 50 U.S. states and District of Columbia, and have a 2-3 year lag.


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Page Last Updated: March 29, 2021

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