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Burkina Faso's Methane Emissions

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Increasing methane emissions are a major contributor to the rising concentration of greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere, and are thought to contribute up to one-third of near-term global heating.

Burkina Faso emissions of Methane were 15.6 Million MtCO2e in 2019, this places Burkina Faso as the 71st worst Methane emitter globally.

Burkina Faso's data is highlighted in the table below, use the filter and sort order options to allow easy comparison with other countries.

Data source: ClimateWatch, Washington, D.C.


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Methane
Emissions
Total
Million MtCO2e








China 0.86 1,238.95
United States 1.87 623.77
India 0.48 669.34
Russia 5.85 853.00
Japan 0.17 21.12
Germany 0.64 53.37
Indonesia 1.21 335.10
Korea, Rep. 0.50 25.53
Saudi Arabia 1.25 44.17
Canada 2.51 95.53
South Africa 0.76 45.38
Brazil 1.95 418.02
Mexico 1.11 145.06
Australia 5.42 139.89
Turkey 0.56 47.40
United Kingdom 0.75 51.21
Italy 0.72 43.67
France 0.89 58.34
Poland 1.26 47.54
Kazakhstan 2.18 41.36
Thailand 1.21 84.72
Taiwan - -
Spain 0.85 39.94
Malaysia 1.47 48.04
Pakistan 0.67 151.02
Vietnam 0.90 87.95
Egypt 0.55 56.87
Ukraine 1.45 63.00
United Arab Emirates 5.30 52.96
Argentina 2.59 117.92
Algeria 1.11 49.55
Netherlands 1.01 17.26
Philippines 0.61 67.67
Nigeria 0.61 127.94
Uzbekistan 3.12 105.93
Qatar 2.77 8.11
Kuwait 1.40 6.08
Colombia 1.50 77.12
Bangladesh 0.50 83.81
Czech Republic 1.16 12.43
Belgium 0.70 8.20
Turkmenistan 8.10 49.58
Chile 0.70 13.50
Romania 1.24 23.78
Morocco 0.47 17.67
Oman 1.05 5.46
Austria 0.74 6.67
Greece 0.93 9.67
Mongolia 5.36 17.86
Israel 1.37 12.07
Belarus 1.77 16.76
Serbia 1.43 12.40
Peru 0.94 31.47
Hungary 0.74 7.12
Portugal 1.11 11.33
Libya 5.43 37.79
Sweden 0.45 4.59
Norway 0.89 4.85
Bulgaria 1.00 6.91
Finland 0.76 4.24
Hong Kong - -
Ecuador 1.14 20.35
Azerbaijan 4.26 43.60
Singapore 0.70 4.15
Angola 1.18 39.96
Trinidad and Tobago 0.91 1.28
Switzerland 0.55 4.79
Ireland 3.38 16.82
New Zealand 6.69 32.53
Bahrain 8.49 14.85
Slovak Republic 0.80 4.36
Laos 1.08 7.94
Denmark 1.23 7.14
Tunisia 0.54 6.42
Lebanon 0.48 3.25
Dominican Republic 0.84 9.20
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.04 3.38
Myanmar 1.28 70.06
Jordan 0.61 6.30
Sri Lanka 0.47 10.03
Sudan 1.31 58.86
Bolivia 2.20 25.99
Guatemala 0.64 11.76
Croatia 0.94 3.82
Kenya 0.73 40.25
Ethiopia 0.88 103.46
Cambodia 1.27 21.59
Ghana 0.67 21.37
Nepal 1.04 30.99
Estonia 0.79 1.05
Slovenia 0.95 1.98
Lithuania 1.17 3.15
Cote d'Ivoire 0.24 6.56
Panama 1.23 5.39
Tanzania 1.07 65.57
Kyrgyzstan 0.75 4.99
Honduras 0.82 8.25
Afghanistan 2.05 81.51
Zimbabwe 0.79 11.96
Georgia 1.31 5.21
Yemen, Rep. 0.28 8.59
Senegal 0.63 10.77
Luxembourg 0.85 0.54
Brunei Darussalam - -
Tajikistan 0.57 5.52
Mozambique 0.85 27.48
Costa Rica 0.94 4.83
Paraguay 4.04 29.14
Latvia 1.04 1.94
North Macedonia 1.21 2.52
Jamaica 0.26 0.78
Benin 0.45 5.55
Cameroon 0.56 15.21
Cyprus 0.61 0.74
Papua New Guinea 1.25 11.37
Zambia 1.45 27.37
Uruguay 6.01 20.94
Botswana 1.90 4.56
El Salvador 0.61 3.99
Armenia 0.82 2.43
Moldova 0.82 3.31
Albania 1.10 3.16
Nicaragua 1.47 9.87
Uganda 0.71 33.26
Gabon 0.50 1.14
Mauritius 1.52 1.93
Burkina Faso 0.73 15.60
Namibia 1.74 4.51
Mauritania 1.43 6.83
Madagascar 0.62 17.75
Congo, Rep. 0.66 3.76
Mali 1.12 23.29
Iceland 1.54 0.53
Haiti 0.41 4.73
Togo 0.41 3.45
Guinea 1.32 17.86
Suriname 2.31 1.37
Guyana 1.96 1.55
Congo, Dem. Rep 0.53 48.96
Lesotho 1.07 2.32
Niger 1.19 29.86
Bahamas, The 0.58 0.23
Bhutan 1.10 0.86
Malta 0.50 0.22
Malawi 0.57 11.19
Liberia 1.20 6.23
Rwanda 0.22 2.91
Chad 3.22 54.49
Sierra Leone 0.57 4.62
Eswatini 1.29 1.51
Cabo Verde 0.21 0.12
Gambia 0.68 1.70
Burundi 0.17 2.14
Guinea-Bissau 0.78 1.57
Central African Republic 6.41 31.54
Comoros 0.30 0.27


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