Nigeria accounted for less than 1% of CO2 emissions in 2022 among the top ten most populous countries

The top ten most populous countries as of 2022 emitted a total of 23b tonnes of CO2 from fossil fuels, with China accounting for 49%, and the US, 22%. Pakistan, Nigeria, and Bangladesh each contributed less than 1% of the total.

Source:
Global Carbon Project
Period:
2022
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