United States carbon emissions and environmental impact

United States air pollution

United States as an air pollution mortality rate of 13.3 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in United States is 7.4 mg/m³, endangering 3.3% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

United States energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in United States is 5.41 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 100.0% of United States population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 8.7% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 67.08%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 7.39%
  • Renewable electricity output: 13.23%

United States territory

The territory of United States has a surface area of 9831510 km², 9147420 of which being land area. Forests represents 33.9% of the land with 3103700 km². Around 41.1% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

United States adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of United States are around $1,174,840,454,310 which represent 5.6% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $173,786,235,078 (0.83)%
  • Mineral depletion: $9,505,475,766 (0.05)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $23,829,310,293 (0.11)%
  • Energy depletion: $67,682,160,847 (0.32)%
  • Education expenditure: $915,824,277,898 (4.40)%

United States rents

The total resources rents of United States represent 0.71124% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 0.37662% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.02598% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.07117% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.04195% of GDP

Calculate the carbon footprint of flights departing from United States

Airport IATA code City
Albuquerque Sunport ABQ Albuquerque
Austin Bergstrom AUS Austin
Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall BWI Baltimore
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth BHM Birmingham
Bob Hope BUR Burbank
Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field BOI Boise
Bradley BDL Windsor Locks
Buffalo Niagara BUF Buffalo
Charleston Air Force Base-International CHS Charleston
Charlotte Douglas CLT Charlotte
Chicago Midway MDW Chicago
Chicago O'Hare ORD Chicago
Cincinnati Northern Kentucky CVG Cincinnati
Cleveland Hopkins CLE Cleveland
Dallas Fort Worth DFW Dallas-Fort Worth
Dallas Love Field DAL Dallas
Daniel K Inouye HNL Honolulu
Denver DEN Denver
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County DTW Detroit
Ellison Onizuka Kona At Keahole KOA Kona
Eppley Airfield OMA Omaha
Fort Lauderdale Hollywood FLL Fort Lauderdale
General Edward Lawrence Logan BOS Boston
General Mitchell MKE Milwaukee
George Bush Intercontinental Houston IAH Houston
Gerald R. Ford GRR Grand Rapids
Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta ATL Atlanta
Indianapolis IND Indianapolis
Jacksonville JAX Jacksonville
John F Kennedy JFK New York
John Glenn Columbus CMH Columbus
John Wayne-Orange County Airport SNA Santa Ana
Kahului OGG Kahului
Kansas City MCI Kansas City
La Guardia LGA New York
Los Angeles LAX Los Angeles
Louis Armstrong New Orleans MSY New Orleans
Louisville Standiford Field SDF Louisville
McCarran LAS Las Vegas
Memphis MEM Memphis
Metropolitan Oakland OAK Oakland
Miami MIA Miami
Minneapolis-St Paul/Wold-Chamberlain MSP Minneapolis
Nashville BNA Nashville
Newark Liberty EWR Newark
Norfolk ORF Norfolk
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose SJC San Jose
Ontario ONT Ontario
Orlando MCO Orlando
Palm Beach PBI West Palm Beach
Philadelphia PHL Philadelphia
Phoenix Sky Harbor PHX Phoenix
Pittsburgh PIT Pittsburgh
Portland PDX Portland
Raleigh Durham RDU Raleigh-durham
Reno Tahoe RNO Reno
Richmond RIC Richmond
Ronald Reagan Washington National DCA Washington
Sacramento SMF Sacramento
Salt Lake City SLC Salt Lake City
San Antonio SAT San Antonio
San Diego SAN San Diego
San Francisco SFO San Francisco
Seattle Tacoma SEA Seattle
Southwest Florida RSW Fort Myers
Spokane GEG Spokane
St Louis Lambert STL St. Louis
Tampa TPA Tampa
Ted Stevens Anchorage ANC Anchorage
Tucson TUS Tucson
Washington Dulles IAD Washington
Will Rogers World OKC Oklahoma City
William P Hobby HOU Houston

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