EU, CO2 emissions from energy use down
Eurostat: in 2018, a fall by 2.5%, Italy better than the average with a 3.5%
Last year, CO2 of the European energy sector marked a significant decrease. Based on the estimates of Eurostat, in 2018 the emissions of carbon dioxide resulting from energy use of the 28 was actually 2.5% lower than year before, with the largest falls reported in Portugal (-9%), Bulgaria (-8.1%), Ireland (-6.8%), Germany (-5.4%) and Holland (-4.6%).
Italy’s reduction exceeded the EU’s average: -3.5%.
On the other hand, in 2018, Eurostat reports an increase in emissions from energy use by 8.5% in Latvia, 6.7% in Malta, 4.5% in Estonia, 3.5% in Poland, 2.4% in Slovakia and 1.9% in Finland.
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13 May 2019 - 15:48 CEST