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Carbon Footprint News Dataset

Introduction

Welcome back to the ‘Dataset of the Week’ blog series, where we bring you a mega compilation of free, available datasets on trending topics. The topic we chose for this week is ‘Carbon Footprints’.

You can also read previous blogs in the ‘Dataset of the Week’ series about the Russia-Ukraine War News Datasets, Israel-Hamas News Datasets, Global Inflation Dataset, US Elections News Dataset, India Elections 2024 News Dataset, FIFA World Cup News Datasets, and Infrastructure Development News Dataset.

Carbon Footprints

A carbon footprint is the total amount of emissions of greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide and methane, generated as a result of human actions. The last few years saw an alarming increase in the number of carbon footprints, causing tensions all around the world. Furthermore, leading to several global organizations and forums stepping up and calling for action regarding the increasing carbon footprint.

Dataset Customization

Despite ample websites and data portals providing you with datasets related to inflation, you can’t always get a dataset that meets all the required criteria. For scenarios like this, there are providers like Newsdata.io and Datarade, who are leading providers of customized datasets.

You can request customized datasets on global inflation on Newsdata.io by following the given steps:

    • Search for Data
      You can now look for a number of articles on the topic of your choice and fetch data using the search bar, as shown below.
    • Request News Data
      You can request data by choosing the ‘Request News Data’ option. You will then be redirected to a request form, as shown below.

Historical Data Request Form

NOTE: You can choose the ‘Download Sample’ option if you want an overview of how the data will be segregated into datasets.

List of available, free datasets

1. Carbon Footprint of Nations
Source: World MRIO
Author: Eora MRIO
Link: https://worldmrio.com/footprints/carbon/
Description: In this dataset, territorial emissions are taken from the PRIMAP emissions database, HISTCR scenario. Values are GgCO2eq KYOTO GHGs, excluding LULUFC. GDP data are from the World Bank.

2. The Carbon Catalogue public database
Source: Data Subak
Publish Date: December 7, 2022
Link: https://data.subak.org/dataset/the-carbon-catalogue-public-database-carbon-footprints-of-866-commercial-products-across-8-indu
Description: Using data reported to CDP, we have previously built a dataset of 866 PCFs from 145 companies, 30 industry groups, and 28 countries, showing trends of how upstream and downstream emissions vary by industry and how life cycle assessment (LCA) appears to aid companies in achieving steeper carbon reductions through improvements throughout a product’s value chain.

3. Per capita CO2 emissions in India, 1970–2022,
Source: Statista
Author: Ian Tiseo
Publish Date: Sep 19, 2023
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/606019/co2-emissions-india/
Description: Per capita carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuels in India from 1970 to 2022 (in metric tons)

4. CO2 Emissions by Sectors
Source: Kaggle
Author: Saloni Jhalani
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/saloni1712/co2-emissions
Description: The CO2 Emissions Dataset offers comprehensive information on CO2 emissions across countries and sectors, aiding researchers and policymakers in understanding and addressing their impact on the environment.

5. UK and England’s carbon footprint to 2021
Source: Government of UK
Author: Government of UK
Publish Date: 13 December 2012
Link: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uks-carbon-footprint
Description: This publication looks at the carbon footprint for the UK and England.

6. Carbon footprint of travel per kilometer in the UK 2023, by transportation mode
Source: Statista
Author: Ian Tiseo
Publish Date: Oct 11, 2023
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/1233337/carbon-footprint-oCO2el-per-kilometer-by-mode-of-transport-uk/
Description: In 2023, passengers travelling on a domestic flight had the largest carbon footprint of transportation modes in the UK, at 270 grams of carbon dioxide equivalent per kilometer (g CO₂e per km). By comparison, the carbon footprint of passengers travelling by train was just 40 g CO2 per km.

7. UK’s Carbon Footprint 1990–2009
Source: Government of UK
Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Publish Date: April 4, 2011
Link: https://www.data.gov.uk/dataset/27dd8d7f-c58b-4de3-bf0d-810584651f05/uk-s-carbon-footprint-1990-to-2009
Description: Latest data on the UK’s carbon dioxide (CO2) footprint shows a continuation of the decrease in carbon dioxide emissions.

8. Carbon Footprint Management Market
Source: Straits Research
Link: https://straitsresearch.com/report/carbon-footprint-management-market
Description: This dataset contains data related to the global carbon footprint management market size, which was valued at USD 9.1 billion in 2022.

9. Product Carbon Footprints and Their Uncertainties in Comparative Decision Contexts
Source: Data Subak
Publish Date: December 7, 2022
Link: https://data.subak.org/dataset/product-carbon-footprints-and-their-uncertainties-in-comparative-decision-contexts
Description: As most product carbon footprint studies only have a comparative meaning, we used dependent sampling to produce relative results in order to increase the power of identifying environmentally superior products.

10. Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita: country rankings
Source: The Global Economy
Author: Globalen LLC
Link: https://www.theglobaleconomy.com/rankings/Carbon_dioxide_emissions_per_capita/G7/
Description: The average for 2020, based on 7 countries, was 7.89 metric tons. The highest value was in Canada: 13.6 metric tons, and the lowest value was in France: 3.95 metric tons. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data is available.

11. Carbon Emissions (2005–2014)
Source: Government of UK
Author: Plymouth City Council
Publish Date: 12 December 12, 2016
Link: https://www.data.gov.uk/dataset/e2c03eff-ed1f-4cee-a8fd-8a240e0e9525/carbon-emissions-2005-2014
Description: This publication combines data from the UK’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory with data from a number of other sources, including local energy consumption statistics, to produce a nationally consistent set of carbon dioxide emissions estimates at local authority level from 2005 to 2014.

12. Global carbon dioxide emissions from energy 1965–2022, by region
Source: Statistaregion (in
Author: Ian Tiseoregion (in
Publish Date: Sep 12, 2023
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/205966/world-carbon-dioxide-emissions-by-region/
Description: Carbon dioxide emissions from energy worldwide from 1965 to 2022, by region(in million metric tons of carbon dioxide).

13. UK local authority and regional carbon dioxide emissions national statistics: 2005 to 2018
Source: Government of UK
Author: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Publish Date: 25 June 25, 2020
Link: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-local-authority-and-regional-carbon-dioxide-emissions-national-statistics-2005-to-2018
Description: These statistics provide the most reliable and consistent breakdown of CO2 emissions across the country, using nationally available data sets dating back to 2005.

14. State carbon dioxide emissions data
Source: Data.Gov
Author: William Jeffers
Publish Date: November 10, 2020
Link: https://catalog.data.gov/dataset/state-carbon-dioxide-emissions-data
Description: Annual state-level estimates of energy consumption, prices, and expenditures for jet fuel.

15. Carbon Footprint Management Software Market Size And Forecast
Source: Verified Market Research
Publish Date: Feb 2024
Link: https://www.verifiedmarketresearch.com/product/carbon-footprint-management-software-market/
Description: Carbon Footprint Management Software The market was valued at USD 13.2 Billion in 2023 and is projected to reach USD 53.2 Billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 16.2% during the forecast period of 2024–2030.

16. GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS
Source: Analyze Boston
Author: Department of Innovation and Technology
Publish Date: 2018-01-18
Link: https://data.boston.gov/dataset/greenhouse-gas-emissions
Description: This dataset represents the annual greenhouse gas emissions produced by the City of Boston from 2005 to 2021. The annual inventory is based on a combination of direct data and estimates for data that cannot be obtained directly.

17. Atmospheric emissions: greenhouse gasses by industry and gas
Source: Office of National Science
Author: Chukwudi Egbumokei
Publish Date: October 9, 2023
Link: https://www.ons.gov.uk/economy/environmentalaccounts/datasets/ukenvironmentalaccountsatmosphericemissionsgreenhousegasemissionsbyeconomicsectorandgasunitedkingdom
Description: The emissions of carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydro-fluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, sulphur hexafluoride, nitrogen trifluoride and total greenhouse gas emissions by industry, UK, 1990 to 2021 and 2022.

18. India: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita
Source: The Global Economy
Publish Date: 2020
Link: https://www.theglobaleconomy.com/India/Carbon_dioxide_emissions_per_capita/
Description: India: Carbon dioxide emissions per capita: For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1990 to 2020.

19. Final UK greenhouse gas emissions national statistics: 1990–2018
Source: Government of UK
Author: Department 4, Business Strategy and Industrial Strategy
Publish Date: 4 February 4, 2020
Link: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/final-uk-greenhouse-gas-emissions-national-statistics-1990-to-2018
Description: This publication provides the final estimates of UK territorial greenhouse gas emissions going back to 1990. Estimates are presented by source in February of each year and updated in March of each year to include estimates by end-user and fuel type.

20. UK’s Carbon Footprint
Source: Government of UK
Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Publish Date: June 3, 2015
Link: https://www.data.gov.uk/dataset/0b1e0ec9-e391-4bf2-a92c-f114a73d8643/uk-s-carbon-footprint
Description: This set contains data related to Carbon emissions associated with UK consumption.

21. UK’s Carbon Footprint
Source: European Union Data
Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Publish Date: October 12, 2021
Link: https://data.europa.eu/data/datasets/uks_carbon_footprint?locale=en
Description: It contains data related to carbon emissions associated with UK consumption.

22. Global per capita carbon footprint by key U.S. state 2015
Source: Statista
Author: Statista Research Department
Publish Date: Jul 7, 2015
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/495023/per-capita-carbon-footprint-by-major-us-state/
Description: This statistic displays the highest carbon footprint per capita in the United States in 2015, by state.

23. Global per capita carbon footprint by key country (2014)
Source: Statista
Author: Statista Research Department
Publish Date: Jul 7, 2015
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/495016/per-capita-carbon-footprint-by-key-country/
Description: This statistic displays the global carbon footprint per capita in 2014 by major country.

24. Global per capita ecological footprint 2017, by region
Source: Statista
Author: Erick Burgueño Salas
Publish Date: Oct 23, 2023
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/1037217/global-ecological-footprint-per-capita-by-region/
Description: Ecological footprint per capita worldwide in 2017, by region (in global hectares per capita).

25. Italy: food carbon footprint per capita 2017, by product
Source: Statista
Author: Statista Research Department
Publish Date: Aug 1, 2022
Link: https://statista.com/statistics/874283/food-carbon-footprint-per-capita-by-product-in-italy/
Description: Per capita carbon footprint of food in Italy in 2017 by product (in kilograms of carbon dioxide per year)

26. Airports with lowest carbon footprints in the UK 2019
Source: Statista
Author: Statista Research Department
Publish Date: May 15, 2024
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/1451551/airports-with-lowest-carbon-footprints-in-the-uk/
Description: Glasgow Prestwick Airport had the lowest carbon footprint of any airport in the UK in 2023, with 64 grams of CO2 per passenger per kilometer. Bournemouth Airport had the second-lowest carbon footprint, with 67 grams per passenger per kilometer.

27. Primary petrochemicals’ carbon footprint distribution 2020, by source
Source: Statista
Author: Statista Research Department
Publish Date: Apr 3, 2023
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/1278142/carbon-footprint-distribution-primary-petrochemicals/
Description: Distribution of the carbon footprint of primary petrochemicals as of 2020, by source.

28. Per capita ecological footprint in Europe 2016, by region
Source: Statista
Author: Bruna Alves
Publish Date: Jan 16, 2024
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/1037248/europe-ecological-footprint-per-capita-by-region/
Description: Ecological footprint per capita in Europe in 2016, by region (in global hectares per capita).

29. Global per capita environmental footprint in the U.S. by type 2014
Source: Statista
Author: Statista Research Department
Publish Date: Jul 7, 2015
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/495040/per-capita-environmental-footprint-in-the-us-by-type/
Description: Environmental footprint per capita in the United States in 2014, by type(in global acres per capita).

30. Global ecological footprint based on number of earths 2022
Source: Statista
Author: Erick Burgueño Salas
Publish Date: Apr 17, 2023
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/1053816/ecological-footprint-earths-global-by-country/
Description: As of 2022, if the world’s entire population lived like those in the United States, we would need resources equivalent to five times what our Earth can regenerate to satisfy the global demand.

31. Global breakdown of bitcoin mining’s carbon footprint by region (2018)
Source: Statista
Author: Bruna Alves
Publish Date: Feb 17, 2023
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/1087192/bitcoin-mining-contribution-carbon-footprint-distribution-globally-by-region/
Description: Distribution of bitcoin mining’s carbon footprint worldwide as of 2018, by region.

32. Nike’s carbon footprint of products 2015 to 2020
Source: Statista
Author: Ian Tiseo
Publish Date: May 22, 2023
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/861805/nike-s-carbon-footprint-of-products/
Description: Nike’s average product carbon footprint was 7.33 kilograms of carbon dioxide equivalent per unit in FY2020. This was unchanged compared to the 2015 baseline carbon footprint.

33. Amazon’s corporate carbon footprint for 2018–2022, by type of emissions
Source: Statista
Author: Daniela Coppola
Publish Date: Dec 11, 2023
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/1235480/amazon-corporate-carbon-footprint-by-type/
Description: Carbon footprint of Amazon from 2018 to 2022, by type of emissions (in million metric tons of CO2).

34. Carbon footprint of classic British foods in the United Kingdom (UK) (2018)
Source: Statista
Author: Ian Tiseo
Publish Date: Feb 6, 2023
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/821800/british-food-carbon-footprint-united-kingdom-uk/
Description: This statistic displays the carbon footprint of 4.2 kg of Irish Irish CO218 in kkg CO2 It shows that the iconic chicken tikka masala has a carbon footprint of 2ft 2kg CO2.

35. Canada’s per capita food carbon footprint in 2017, by key food type
Source: Statista
Author: Ian Tiseo
Publish Date: Feb 6, 2023
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/874157/per-capita-food-carbon-footprint-canada-by-food-type/
Description: Per capita carbon footprint of food in Canada in 2017, by select product type (in kilograms of carbon dioxide per year).

36. Individual Carbon Footprint Calculation
Source: Kaggle
Authors: Ecem Bayindir, Burhan Yidiz, Huseyin Baytar, and Serap Gulasar
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/dumanmesut/individual-carbon-footprint-calculation
Description: The data has been synthetically generated and calculated based on weightings from various studies and sites that currently compute the dependent variable, carbon emissions, attempting to maintain values close to reality.

37. 2016 Global Ecological Footprint
Source: Kaggle
Authors: Abigail Larion, Global Footprint Network.
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/footprintnetwork/ecological-footprint
Description: The ecological footprint measures the ecological assets that a given population requires to produce the natural resources it consumes (including plant-based food and fiber products, livestock and fish products, timber and other forest products, and space for urban infrastructure) and to absorb its waste, especially carbon emissions.

38. Environmental Impact of Food Production
Source: Kaggle
Author: VIVEK
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/selfvivek/environment-impact-of-food-production
Description: This dataset contains the 43 most common foods grown across the globe and 23 columns as their respective land, water usage and carbon footprints.

39. CO2 Emissions by Sectors
Source: Kaggle
Author: Saloni Jhalani
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/saloni1712/co2-emissions
Description: The CO2 Emissions Dataset offers comprehensive information on CO2 emissions across countries and sectors, aiding researchers and policymakers in understanding and addressing their impact on the environment.

40. CO2 Emissions (in U.S.)
Source: Kaggle
Author: Alistair King
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/alistairking/u-s-co2-emissions
Description: This dataset contains carbon dioxide emissions data for various U.S. states from 1970 onward.

41. Outdoor Air Pollution
Source: Kaggle
Author: HRTERHRTER
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/programmerrdai/outdoor-air-pollution
Description: Outdoor air is often referred to as ambient air. The common sources of outdoor air pollution are emissions caused by combustion processes in motor vehicles, solid fuel burning, and industry.

42. Thailand CO2 Emission [1987-2022]
Source: Kaggle
Author: THAWEEWAT R
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/thaweewatboy/thailand-carbon-emission-statistics
Description: The Thailand CO2 Emission dataset provides a comprehensive monthly breakdown of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions for the country over the course of 36 years and includes information on emission sources and fuel types, allowing for a detailed analysis of the country’s carbon footprint.

43. Emissions by Country
Source: Kaggle
Author: THE DEVASTATOR
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/thedevastator/global-fossil-co2-emissions-by-country-2002-2022
Description: This dataset provides an in-depth look into the global CO2 emissions at the country-level, allowing for a better understanding of how much each country contributes to the global cumulative human impact on climate.

44. National Footprint Accounts data set (1961–2013)
Source: Kaggle
Author: LIAM LARSEN
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/kingburrito666/national-footprint-accounts
Description: This contains an Analian Footprint measure of the ecological resource use and capacity of nations.

45. NYC Building Energy Efficiency Ratings
Source: Kaggle
Author: Alistair King
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/alistairking/nyc-building-energy-efficiency-ratings
Description: This file contains the sustainability ratings for over 18,000 buildings in the city.

46. Country-Wise Production-Based CO2 Emissions
Source: Kaggle
Author: SOURAV BANERJEE
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/iamsouravbanerjee/production-based-co2-emissions
Description: This dataset encompasses a range of features related to production-based CO2 emissions, providing essential information for businesses and researchers striving to comprehend the environmental impact of various industrial processes.

47. Open Food Facts
Source: Kaggle
Authors: OPEN FOOD FACTS, Kaggle Team, Pierre Slamich, Raphael Bournhonesque
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/openfoodfacts/world-food-facts
Description: Explore nutrition facts from foods around the world.

48. Tracking_global
Source: Kaggle
Author: William Oliveira Gibin
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/willianoliveiragibin/tracking-global
Description: As the world grapples with the urgent need to reduce carbon emissions and combat.

49. Indoor Air Pollution
Source: Kaggle
Author: HRTERHRTER
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/programmerrdai/indoor-air-pollution
Description: Indoor air pollution is dust, dirt, or gases in the air inside buildings such as your home or workplace that could be harmful to breathe in.

50. Global Gridded Model of Carbon Footprints (GGMCF)
Source: Kaggle
Author: STEVE KLOSTERMAN
Link: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets/klostest/global-gridded-model-of-carbon-footprints-ggmcf
Description: A globally consistent, spatially resolved (250m) estimate of carbon footprints.

51. Companies’ awareness of their carbon footprint Germany 2023
Source: Statista
Author: Statista Research Department
Publish Date: Apr 9, 2024
Link: https://www.statista.com/statistics/1458900/company-awareness-carbon-footprint/
Description: In 2023, over 70 percent of companies in Germany knew their carbon footprint. Roughly 26 percent did not know their carbon footprint but were working on it and planned to find out.

Conclusion

With this, we come to an end to this week’s ‘Dataset of the Week’ blog. Make sure to check out our previously published blogs in ‘Dataset of the Week’ on Newsdata.io. I hope to see you again next week for yet another blog on trending topics.

Happy Minning!

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