Iceland carbon emissions and environmental impact

Iceland air pollution

Iceland as an air pollution mortality rate of 8.7 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Iceland is 6.5 mg/m³, endangering 10.3% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Iceland energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Iceland is 16.56 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 100.0% of Iceland population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 77.0% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 0.02%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 26.67%
  • Renewable electricity output: 99.98%

Iceland territory

The territory of Iceland has a surface area of 103000 km², 100250 of which being land area. Forests represents 0.5% of the land with 505 km². Around 0.4% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

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