Canada carbon emissions and environmental impact

Canada air pollution

Canada as an air pollution mortality rate of 7.0 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Canada is 6.4 mg/m³, endangering 0.7% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Canada energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Canada is 7.34 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 100.0% of Canada population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 22.0% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 21.07%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 6.27%
  • Renewable electricity output: 63.01%

Canada territory

The territory of Canada has a surface area of 9984670 km², 9093510 of which being land area. Forests represents 38.2% of the land with 3470224 km². Around 0.9% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Canada adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Canada are around $102,272,624,850 which represent 6.0% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $19,240,180,200 (1.14)%
  • Mineral depletion: $6,018,140,894 (0.36)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $853,770,658 (0.05)%
  • Energy depletion: $8,719,393,326 (0.51)%
  • Education expenditure: $83,519,446,885 (4.93)%

Canada rents

The total resources rents of Canada represent 2.47044% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 1.76445% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.06919% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.46807% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.08389% of GDP

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