Ecology in United States

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Official symbols in United States:

         
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Ecology in United States


The continent: America
  
Iso2:US
  
Iso3:USA

For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Water in United States


Renewable internal freshwater resources

2 818 {(total)[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 4 in the world of 181 (98,34%); 3 place in America 36 (94,44%)
8 836 {per capita[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 53 in the world of 180 (71,11%); 18 place in America 36 (52,78%)
3,27 % (0,653 % annual) ↗
min: 8 836; max: 15 107; max-min: 6 270 (41,51%); mid: 11 972;
-3 135 (-35,48%)

Annual freshwater withdrawals

485,60 {(total)[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 3 in the world of 181 (98,90%); 1 place in America 35 (100%)
6,33 % (1,27 % annual) ↗
min: 485,60; max: 562,40; max-min: 76,80 (13,66%); mid: 524;
-38,40 (-7,91%)
0,0000015 {per capita[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 7 in the world of 181 (96,69%); 3 place in America 35 (94,29%)
10,48 % (2,10 % annual) ↗
min: 0,0000015; max: 0,0000022; max-min: 0,0000007 (32,61%); mid: 0,0000019;
-0,0000004 (-24,19%)

HFC gas emissions

(ascending): 73 in the world of 73 (1,37%); 10 place in America 10 (10%)
0,0014088 {metric tons per capita[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 72 in the world of 73 (2,74%); 10 place in America 10 (10%)
30,96 % (6,19 % annual) ↘
min: 0,0001169; max: 0,0014088; max-min: 0,0012919 (91,70%); mid: 0,0007629;
0,0006459 (45,85%)

Methane emissions

(ascending): 197 in the world of 201 (2,49%); 41 place in America 42 (4,76%)
4,98 % (0,996 % annual) ↗
min: 499 809; max: 637 636; max-min: 137 827 (21,62%); mid: 568 723;
-68 913 (-13,79%)
0,0014137 {metric tons per capita[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 146 in the world of 201 (27,86%); 32 place in America 42 (26,19%)
19,98 % (4,00 % annual) ↗
min: 0,0014137; max: 0,0028981; max-min: 0,0014844 (51,22%); mid: 0,0021559;
-0,0007422 (-52,50%)

Nitrous oxide emissions

(ascending): 199 in the world of 200 (1%); 41 place in America 41 (2,44%)
5,26 % (1,05 % annual) ↗
min: 288 878; max: 390 504; max-min: 101 626 (26,02%); mid: 339 691;
-50 813 (-17,59%)
0,0008253 {metric tons per capita[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 171 in the world of 200 (15%); 35 place in America 41 (17,07%)
19,10 % (3,82 % annual) ↗
min: 0,0008253; max: 0,0016579; max-min: 0,0008326 (50,22%); mid: 0,0012416;
-0,0004163 (-50,44%)

SF6 gas emissions

(ascending): 53 in the world of 54 (3,70%); 8 place in America 8 (12,50%)
0,0001179 {metric tons per capita[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 51 in the world of 54 (7,41%); 8 place in America 8 (12,50%)
13,00 % (2,60 % annual) ↗
min: 0,0001179; max: 0,0001690; max-min: 0,0000511 (30,25%); mid: 0,0001434;
-0,0000256 (-21,68%)

Total greenhouse gas emissions

(ascending): 177 in the world of 178 (1,12%); 37 place in America 37 (2,70%)
5,82 % (1,16 % annual) ↗
min: 5 400 504; max: 7 244 272; max-min: 1 843 768 (25,45%); mid: 6 322 388;
21 453 (0,338%)
0,018 {metric tons per capita[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 160 in the world of 178 (10,67%); 34 place in America 37 (10,81%)
23,23 % (4,65 % annual) ↗
min: 0,018; max: 0,026; max-min: 0,0087266 (33,13%); mid: 0,022;
-0,0043633 (-24,78%)