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Based on data in EPA's Global Anthropogenic Emissions of Non—CO2 Greenhouse Gases report, Peru's 2010 estimated anthropogenic methane emissions ranked 45th in the world and approximately nearly 30 percent of its anthropogenic methane emissions—6.23 MMTCO2E—come from municipal solid waste, natural gas and oil systems, and wastewater. Based on information contained in Peru's National Inventory (compiled in 2000), 60 percent of Peru's methane emissions—12.16 MMTCO2E—come from agriculture (enteric fermentation, 51.4 percent; manure management, 1.66 percent; rice crops, 4.45 percent; burning of savanna cover, 2.07 percent; and burning of agriculture residues, 0.41 percent).

Según los datos del informe Global Anthropogenic Emissions of Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases de la EPA, las emisiones antropogénicas de metano de Perú para 2010 ocuparon el puesto 45 en categoría mundialmente y casi aproximadamente un 30 por ciento de sus emisiones antropogénicas de metano—6.23 MMTCO2E—provienen de vertederos, sistemas de gas natural y de petróleo y aguas residuales. Según información contenida en el Inventario Nacional de Perú (compilado en el 2000), 60 por ciento de las emisiones de metano de Perú—12.16 MMTCO2E—provienen de la agricultura (fermentación entérica. 51.4 por ciento; administración de estiércol, 1.66 por ciento; cosechas de arroz, 4.45 por ciento; quemar la cubierta de sabana, 2.07 por ciento; y quemar residuos agrícolas, 0.41 por ciento).

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