This indicator measures agricultural nitrous oxide (N20) emissions as a percentage of the total. Agricultural methane emissions are methane emissions from animals, animal waste, rice production, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning. The carbon dioxide emissions of a country are only an indicator of one greenhouse gas. For a more complete idea of how a country influences climate change, gases such as methane and nitrous oxide should be taken into account. This is particularly important in agricultural economies.(Source: http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=2&type=metadata&series=EN.ATM.NOXE.AG.ZS)

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This indicator measures agricultural nitrous oxide (N20) emissions as a percentage of the total.

Measurement unit: 
% of total
Climate Change Indicators
Data provider: 
World Bank Group
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Indicator details

Measurement unit: 
% of total
Best value is: 
High

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