This article exists as part of the online archive for HuffPost Canada, which closed in 2021.

Top 10 Most Polluting Countries: Who Emits The Most CO2? (PHOTOS)

Which country emits the most carbon dioxide? With climate change a massive political, environmental and business issue it's worth taking a look at who emits the most CO2 in the world.

The following slideshow looks at the world's biggest polluters. The data, preliminary numbers from 2010, is taken from the U.S. government's Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Centre.

Not surprisingly, the world's largest economies, those in the G8, figure prominently in the list. See the slideshow below:

Top 10 Most Polluting Countries
Suggest a correction
This article exists as part of the online archive for HuffPost Canada. Certain site features have been disabled. If you have questions or concerns, please check our FAQ or contact support@huffpost.com.