Chile carbon emissions and environmental impact

Chile air pollution

Chile as an air pollution mortality rate of 25.3 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Chile is 21.0 mg/m³, endangering 97.7% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Chile energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Chile is 3.78 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 92.3% of Chile population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 24.9% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 56.40%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 11.93%
  • Renewable electricity output: 43.60%

Chile territory

The territory of Chile has a surface area of 756700 km², 743532 of which being land area. Forests represents 24.3% of the land with 180358 km². Around 28.8% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Chile adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Chile are around $1,503,947,403 which represent 0.5% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $3,083,446,493 (1.08)%
  • Mineral depletion: $20,518,064,969 (7.19)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $313,994,123 (0.11)%
  • Energy depletion: $30,125,562 (0.01)%
  • Education expenditure: $13,044,231,958 (4.57)%

Chile rents

The total resources rents of Chile represent 11.99868% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 0.01434% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.01979% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 11.46398% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.48568% of GDP

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