Mexico carbon emissions and environmental impact

Mexico air pollution

Mexico as an air pollution mortality rate of 36.7 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Mexico is 20.9 mg/m³, endangering 99.7% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Mexico energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Mexico is 3.74 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 85.3% of Mexico population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 9.2% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 80.88%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 5.49%
  • Renewable electricity output: 15.39%

Mexico territory

The territory of Mexico has a surface area of 1964375 km², 1943950 of which being land area. Forests represents 33.9% of the land with 659484 km². Around 21.8% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Mexico adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Mexico are around $78,548,394,577 which represent 6.6% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $16,985,497,285 (1.43)%
  • Mineral depletion: $6,250,720,950 (0.53)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $2,076,148,850 (0.17)%
  • Energy depletion: $25,658,796,008 (2.16)%
  • Education expenditure: $57,993,262,635 (4.88)%

Mexico rents

The total resources rents of Mexico represent 3.47499% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 2.35742% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.14081% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.85195% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.09723% of GDP

Calculate the carbon footprint of flights departing from Mexico

Airport IATA code City
Cancún CUN Cancun
Don Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla GDL Guadalajara
General Abelardo L. Rodríguez TIJ Tijuana
General Mariano Escobedo MTY Monterrey
Licenciado Benito Juarez MEX Mexico City
Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz PVR Puerto Vallarta

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