Greenhouse Gas Inventory Data Explorer

The Data Explorer is an interactive tool that provides access to data from EPA's annual Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks. You can follow the instructions on the right and use the options below to create customized graphs, examine trends over time, and download the data. You can visit other EPA pages to learn more about EPA's national inventory and how it relates to EPA's Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program.

Infographic shows percentage U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2015: 3% Fluorinated gases, 5% Nitrious oxide (N2O), 10% Methane (CH4), and 82% Carbon dioxide (CO2); Total percentage U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Economic Sector in 2015: 29% Electricity, 27% Transportation, 21% Industry, 9% Agriculture, 7% Commercial, 6% Residential.
Create a graph by choosing options from the four dropdown menus above. Within each graph, you can click the legend to turn layers on or off, and you can hover your mouse over the display to reveal data. See "How to Use this Tool" above to learn more.


*There was a change in methods between 2014 and 2015 for estimating the share of gasoline used in the transportation, industrial, and commercial sectors, creating a break in the time series. See the Energy chapter of the Inventory Report for more information.

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