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Total US Carbon Emissions, August 2012-2017, million metric tons [JSON] [iframe] [PNG]

Chart uploaded on September 8, 2017.

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Carbon emissions have gradually fallen in recent years due to the move from coal to gas, increased fuel economy, and other changes in industry. Cold winter months and hot summer months is when energy use tends to spike the most in the United States.

Data Source: Total Energy CO2 Emissions, million metric tons. EIA Monthly Energy Review. Includes electric power sector use of geothermal energy and non-biomass waste. https://www.eia.gov/outlooks/steo/query/

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