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This is an incomplete assessment. The following life cycle stages may be missing:
 Production  Distribution 

Carbon Footprint
GHG Emissions Facts
Per one liter of combusted fuel
Total:2.359 kg CO₂e
2,359 gCO₂e
 • Usage:2.359 kg CO₂e
2,359 gCO₂e
Source: EIA[1]

Gasoline or petrol is a petroleum-derived fuel used in internal combustion engines. Burning gasoline releases 2.359 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) of greenhouse gas (GHG). This does not include GHG from the production or transport of the fuel.

The environmental impact information on this page is from the United States Department of Energy Information Administration (EIA) website.[1]

See also[edit]

  • Liquid fuels - comparison of the environmental impacts of liquid fuels


  1. 1.0 1.1 How much carbon dioxide is produced by burning gasoline and diesel fuel? Updated May 6, 2016. Accessed March 29, 2017. [Archived]