A new report shows that the US still has not reached its peak in emissions.
The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Thursday released a report estimating that global CO2 concentrations are not yet at the peak of their CO2 production.
“There are a number of ways to measure CO2 levels that include: measuring the amount of CO2 emitted per unit of time, measuring the concentration of CO1, measuring CO2 concentration in the atmosphere, or measuring the CO2 level of the atmosphere itself,” EIA said in a statement.
“In the case of the US, there is no simple way to quantify this.”
It’s not just that the emissions are still not increasing, it’s that the level of emissions has not kept pace with the increase in global temperatures.
The EIA report found that the CO3 emissions from burning fossil fuels are not increasing enough to meet the demands of the world’s growing population.
“The trend of increases in CO2 output and emissions since the 1970s have been so rapid that the global total atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide, which was around 4.1 parts per million in 1970, has now been around 5.4 parts per billion,” the EIA wrote.
“While the atmospheric concentration is still far lower than it was in the early 1970s, the global atmospheric concentration has now risen by 1.5 parts per trillion.”
The US is still not seeing its peak, according to EIA, which is also one of the countries that has the most CO2.
The report estimates that the country’s total CO2 footprint is 3.1 trillion tonnes, compared to about 2.2 trillion tonnes for China and 1.8 trillion tonnes in India.
“At present, the US has a net CO2 contribution of 1.1% of its total emissions and an annual emissions contribution of 0.4% of global emissions,” the report said.
“Thus, in 2020, US CO2 is expected to be equal to 0.6% of world emissions.
However, because of our rapid and substantial emissions growth, the United States will contribute 0.9% of the global emissions by 2035.”
Given that we have surpassed the 1.0% threshold, we are well on our way to reaching our emissions targets.
“It is not until 2030 that CO1 will have a CO2 equivalent of 1,000 parts per cubic meter.””
Our analysis shows that CO2 in the United Sates has increased by 0.2% per year since the start of the 1990s, but has not grown to a level where we can consider it an ’emerging pollutant’,” the EEA said.
“It is not until 2030 that CO1 will have a CO2 equivalent of 1,000 parts per cubic meter.”
According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, CO2’s contribution to the climate has decreased from 2.5% of emissions in 1970 to 2.1%, but the US’s CO2-related health effects continue to rise.
“Over the last 30 years, we have lost about one-third of our ozone-depleting capacity,” the EPA said in an April update.
“We also lost about 40% of our ability to remove CO2 from the air through improved technologies such as refrigerants, aerosols and power plants.”
These technologies have contributed to the CO02 increase, but they have not yet contributed to our current CO2 situation,” the NAAQ said.
It’s been about 17 years since the US began a carbon tax, which raised $100 billion a year to help offset the effects of climate change.
The tax, known as a carbon offset, has been hailed by some climate scientists as a key step to addressing the CO1 and CO2 effects of burning fossil fuel.
The EPA estimates that a tax of $100 per tonne of CO₂ would raise about $1,700 per person in 2020.
Emissions to CO2 have risen by almost 50% since 1990.
The EPA estimates the US could generate enough CO2 to reduce global temperatures by 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) and that the increase would be offset by the tax’s $50 billion of CO+ savings.
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