How much CO2 production comes from automobiles?

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According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the transportation industry as a whole accounts for 33% of all CO2 emissions in the U.S. Automobiles used for personal transportation account for 60% of this, or 20% of total U.S. CO2 emissions. The remainder comes from other sources of transportation, such as large diesel vehicles and airplanes burning jet fuel.


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