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Based on data in EPA's Global Anthropogenic Emissions of Non—CO2 Greenhouse Gases report, in 2005, Germany's estimated anthropogenic methane emissions ranked 20th in the world. Approximately 65 percent of its anthropogenic methane emissions—44.9 MMTCO2E—come from agriculture (manure management), coal mines, municipal solid waste, and natural gas and oil systems.

Die Daten des Berichts zum weltweiten vom Menschen verursachten Ausstoß von Nicht–CO2–Treibhausgasen (Global Anthropogenic Emissions of Non–CO2 Greenhouse Gases report) der US–Umweltbehörde EPA ergaben, dass Deutschland im Jahr 2005 auf dem weltweit 20. Platz der geschätzten anthropogenen Methanemissionen lag. Ungefähr 65 Prozent der menschlich verursachten Methanausstöße – 44,9 MMTCO2E (Millionen metrische Tonnen CO2–Äquivalent) – werden von der Landwirtschaft (Gülleverarbeitung), Kohlebergwerken, Mülldeponien sowie Erdgas– und Ölsystemen verursacht.



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