According to the World Bank’s 2010 World Development Report, in 2005 the United States produced .047 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide for every $1000 of GDP. That was enough to make the United States tied for twenty-fourth with India out of sixty-five countries ranked in that category. Uzbekistan ranked first at 2.10 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide for every $1000 of GDP.
According to British Petroleum, in 2009 the United States had an oil refinery capacity of 17,688,000 barrels per day, or 19.5% of the world’s total oil refinery capacity. That is enough to make the United States rank first in that category.
According to the OECD, the U.S. has a productivity rate of $57.40 per hour worked, which makes the United States rank fourth in that category. Luxembourg ranks first, at $74.00 per hour worked.
According to the CIA World Factbook, in 2009 the United States consumed 646,600,000,000 cubic meters of natural gas, which makes the United States rank first in that category.
According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2007 the U.S. had an egg supply of 4,411,179.48 tonnes, which made the United States rank second in that category. China ranked first, with an egg supply of 23,264,497.25 tonnes.
According to the World Resources Institute, there are 38,152,300 hectares of arid land in the United States, which makes the United States rank fifteenth out of the fifty-four nations with arid land. Australia ranks first, with 301,090,000 hectares of arid land.