Canada's   Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Gas        
(Thousand Metric Tonnes)        
Gas Source   Emissions           Emissions      
  (Full Molecular Weight)         (Carbon Dioxide Equivalent)
Gas 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994  
Carbon Dioxide (CO2)                      
Fossil Fuel                      
Combustion 419,032 409,176 421,340 420,968 431,494 419,032 409,176 421,340 420,968 431,494  
Other 43,607 45,069 46,689 50,234 52,064 43,607 45,069 46,689 50,234 52,064  
Total* 462,639 454,245 468,030 471,202 483,557 462,639 454,245 468,030 471,202 483,557  
Methane (CH4)                      
Landfills 778 764 773 789 796 19,051 18,727 18,939 19,340 19,506  
Agriculture 892 899 888 929 964 21,854 22,016 21,744 2,139 2,060  
Oil and Gas                      
Systems 1,231 1,291 1,421 1,510 1,611 30,148 31,619 34,805 36,994 39,461  
Other 99 111 99 94 92 2,434 2,707 2,425 2,306 2,252  
Total* 3,091 3,163 3,267 3,410 3,547 75,719 77,503 80,052 83,535 86,898  
Nitrous Oxide (N2O)                      
Agriculture 11 10 12 13 13 3,439 3,346 3,827 4,118 4,268  
Fossil Fuel                      
Combustion 46 48 50 54 59 14,753 15,202 16,135 17,104 18,615  
Industrial                      
Processes 37 35 35 32 38 11,866 11,114 11,073 10,175 12,112  
Other 3 3 3 3 3 862 980 876 846 820  
Total* 97 96 100 101 112 30,920 30,642 31,911 32,243 35,815  
PFC’s * * * * * 6,058 7,250 6,675 7,482 6,997  
SF6 + + + + + 2,990 3,397 2,263 2,094 2,122  
Canadian                      
Emissions           578,327 572,179 588,931 596,556 615,390  
*Totals do not include emissions from combustion of biomass or bunker fuels    
Source:http://www.ec.gc.ca/pdb/ghg/ghgdoc/bigtabl.html    


Last Updated on 6/17/98
By Andre Hucq