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Español: Emisiones globales de dióxido de carbono discriminadas según su origen.
English: Global annual fossil fuel carbon dioxide emissions through year 2004, in million metric tons of carbon, as reported by the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Centre .
Date 7 March 2008
Source This figure is original and was prepared for Commons by Mak Thorpe using data from available at this US Department of Energy web page ( Archived at 2008-05-08T06:07:13).

Original Data citation: "Marland, G., T.A. Boden, and R. J. Andres. 2007. Global, Regional, and National CO2 Emissions. In Trends: A Compendium of Data on Global Change. Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Centre, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States Department of Energy, Oak Ridge, Tenn., U.S.A.".

Excel was used on the CSV file data to recreate a graph with the same format as the earlier version with older data to year 2000 created for the Global Warming Art project by Robert A. Rohde.
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The data is originally presented in terms of solid (e.g. coal), liquid (e.g. petroleum), gas (i.e. natural gas) fuels, and separate terms for cement production and gas flaring (i.e. natural gas lost during oil and gas mining). Unlike the year 2000 graph, the gas flaring (the smallest of all categories) was not added to the total for natural gas. Note that the carbon dioxide releases from cement production result from the thermal decomposition of limestone into lime, and so technically are not a fossil fuel source.

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