India carbon emissions and environmental impact

India air pollution

India as an air pollution mortality rate of 184.3 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in India is 90.9 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

India energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in India is 4.73 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 41.0% of India population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 36.0% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 81.89%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 5.36%
  • Renewable electricity output: 15.34%

India territory

The territory of India has a surface area of 3287259 km², 2973190 of which being land area. Forests represents 23.8% of the land with 708604 km². Around 0.2% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

India adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of India are around $474,029,216,758 which represent 17.7% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $94,152,791,540 (3.51)%
  • Mineral depletion: $8,310,567,689 (0.31)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $21,378,252,871 (0.80)%
  • Energy depletion: $15,539,174,622 (0.58)%
  • Education expenditure: $82,674,274,499 (3.08)%

India rents

The total resources rents of India represent 2.27264% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 0.45427% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.04952% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.47628% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.13777% of GDP

Calculate the carbon footprint of flights departing from India

Airport IATA code City
Chennai MAA Madras
Chhatrapati Shivaji BOM Mumbai
Cochin COK Kochi
Dabolim GOI Goa
Indira Gandhi DEL Delhi
Kempegowda BLR Bangalore
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose CCU Kolkata
Rajiv Gandhi HYD Hyderabad
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel AMD Ahmedabad

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