Articles | Volume 11, issue 3
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 959–1002, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-959-2019
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 959–1002, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-959-2019

Data description paper 08 Jul 2019

Data description paper | 08 Jul 2019

EDGAR v4.3.2 Global Atlas of the three major greenhouse gas emissions for the period 1970–2012

Greet Janssens-Maenhout et al.

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In support of the Paris Agreement, EDGARv4.3.2 provides global annual estimates, broken down into IPCC-compliant source-sector levels, from 1970 to 2012. The anthropogenic CO2, CH4 and N2O emissions were calculated bottom up with international statistics and emission factors for 226 countries and spatially distributed. EDGARv4.3.2 is input for the top-down modelling of the Global Carbon Project and EU policy-making, needing GHG emission estimates for each country at the climate negotiations.