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Per Capita Carbon Dioxide Emissions by State

This Maptitude map shows the per capita 2012 carbon dioxide emissions by state in metric tons. The lowest emissions are in the District of Columbia at just 4.8 tons per capita, followed by New York (7.9 tons), Vermont (8.0 tons), Connecticut and Massachusetts (8.9 tons), and California (9.1 tons). By contrast, the low-population energy-producing states have the highest per capita CO2 emissions with Wyoming (115.8 tons), North Dakota (81.2 tons), and Alaska (52.8 tons) topping the list.

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Maptitude map of per capita carbon dioxide emissions by state

Map: Created with Maptitude Mapping Software by Caliper, November 2015
Source: US Energy Information Administration