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Energy-Related Carbon Emissions ASIA AND PACIFIC RIM COUNTRIES
purce: BP Statistical Review of World Energy British Petroleum, June 1996 THERE ARE ALSO MAJOR EMISSIONS GROWTH DIFFERENCES WITHIN ASIA
as a whole Emissions growth in the non-OECD Pacific Rim has been faster than growth in non-OECD Asia
Note: Non-OECD Pacific Rim includes the following: South Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan. Non-OECD Pacific Rim included in nonOECD Asia. 3
Energy-Related Carbon Emissions Forecasts:
Major World Groupings
0.6 1990 2000 2005
2010 ource: An average of the forecasts from the International Energy Outlook( EIA), World Energy Outlook(IEA), and
DRI(only for U.S. and Europe). THE WORLD FACES A SIGNIFICANT CHALLENGE IN LIMITING EMISSIONS
An average of projections suggests a rise of more than 35 percent in global emissions of energyrelated greenhouse gases between 1990 and 2010.
FORECASTS, SCENARIOS AND PROJECTIONS FOR ENERGY USE AND ENERGY. RELATED EMISSIONS ARE IN MANY CASES SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER THAN EITHER THE AIM OF THE EXISTING ANNEX I COMMITMENTS OR SCENARIOS INCLUDED IN NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS
Parties considering adoption and implementation of new commitments must take into account their likely respective starting points.