In this article, we are going to list the 5 Countries With The Highest Average Carbon Dioxide Emissions Per Person. To read our detailed analysis of the carbon emission trends, please go to the 15 Countries With The Highest Average Carbon Dioxide Emissions Per Person.
5. United Arab Emirates
Carbon dioxide emission from fossil fuel per capita in 2019: 22.99 metric tonnes
Carbon dioxide emission from fossil fuel in 2019: 222.612 million metric tonnes
The United Arab Emirates ranks 5th on our list of the 15 countries with the highest average carbon dioxide emissions per person. The economy of the federation is dominated by petroleum, which is primarily developed in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The GDP of the UAE in 2019 was $421 billion. The UAE remains an an opportunity hub with business-friendly zones and a rapidly rising economy.
UAE’s climate change plan 2017-2050 mentions several initiatives to cap the country’s carbon emissions.