Articles | Volume 14, issue 2
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 811–821, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-811-2022
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 811–821, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-811-2022

Data description paper 22 Feb 2022

Data description paper | 22 Feb 2022

Emissions of greenhouse gases from energy use in agriculture, forestry and fisheries: 1970–2019

Alessandro Flammini et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on essd-2021-262', Anonymous Referee #1, 22 Sep 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on essd-2021-262', Anonymous Referee #2, 16 Oct 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Francesco N. Tubiello on behalf of the Authors (19 Nov 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (27 Nov 2021) by Bo Zheng
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (08 Dec 2021)
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (14 Dec 2021) by Bo Zheng
AR by Francesco N. Tubiello on behalf of the Authors (03 Jan 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (12 Jan 2022) by Bo Zheng
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Short summary
Fossil-fuel-based energy used in agriculture, for crop and livestock production as well as in fisheries, generates significant amounts of greenhouse gases (GHG), which are typically not accounted for within the agriculture sector of national GHG inventories. Using activity data from UNSD and IEA, we construct a new database of energy use in agriculture and related emissions, covering the period 1970–2019 by country and by fossil fuel type, including emissions from electricity used on the farm.