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India’s GHG emissions 2007

A report by the Indian Network on Climate Change Assessment on India’s GHG emissions. With this report India became the first “non Annex I” (i.e. developing) country to publish such updated numbers.According to the results, India ranks 5th in aggregate GHG emissions in the world, behind USA, China, EU and Russia in 2007. Interestingly, the emissions of USA and China are almost 4 times that of India in 2007. It is also noteworthy that the emissions intensity of India’s GDP declined by more than 30% during the period 1994-2007. This assessment provides information on India’s emissions of Greenhouse gases (Carbon Dioxide [CO2], Methane [CH4] and Nitrous Oxide [N2O]) emitted from anthropogenic activities at national level from: Energy; Industry; Agriculture; Waste; and Land Use Land Use Change & Forestry (LULUCF).