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The U.S. ranks 1st in flourinated gas emissions

6 January 2011 1 comment

According to the World Resources Institute, in 2005 the United States emitted 175,413.8 metric tonnes (carbon dioxide equivalent) of flourinated gases, or 33.3% of the world’s total flourinated gas emissions. That was enough to make the United States rank first in that category.

The U.S. ranks 1st in roadways

6 January 2011 Leave a comment

According to the CIA World Factbook, the United States has 6,506,204 kilometers of roadways, which makes the United States  rank first in that category. The second-ranked country, China, has 3,583,715 kilometers of roadways.