Argentina carbon emissions and environmental impact

Argentina air pollution

Argentina as an air pollution mortality rate of 26.6 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Argentina is 13.3 mg/m³, endangering 93.9% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Argentina energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Argentina is 4.34 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 98.4% of Argentina population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 10.0% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 66.94%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 1.90%
  • Renewable electricity output: 28.14%

Argentina territory

The territory of Argentina has a surface area of 2780400 km², 2736690 of which being land area. Forests represents 9.8% of the land with 268152 km². Around 3.8% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Argentina adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Argentina are around $25,157,611,476 which represent 5.0% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $6,990,089,730 (1.39)%
  • Mineral depletion: $1,479,535,024 (0.30)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $726,265,137 (0.14)%
  • Energy depletion: $7,695,821,456 (1.54)%
  • Education expenditure: $25,031,070,130 (4.99)%

Argentina rents

The total resources rents of Argentina represent 2.23589% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 1.38439% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.39419% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.36402% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.09316% of GDP

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