Gas Submissions


Every individual in America gives off in emissions about 4,800 pounds of carbon. About 32% of the total emissions are caused by the choices you make in three areas of your life. These areas are the electricity we use in our homes, the waste we produce, and personal transportation.

>>This graph shows which countries are letting off the most gas emissions per a person in the world. The United States ranks first.


1995 Greenhouse Gas Emissions per Capita


>>This graph shows which parts of our economy are letting of gas emissions. It is important to notice that the transportation sector is ranked second.


1997 US Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Sector



Hazardous air pollutants released into the air from our cars can cause many different effects to our human health, including cancer or birth defects.

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