EU CO2 Emissions ‘Significantly Decreased’ in 2018

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The European Union’s statistical office estimates CO2 emissions in EU countries “significantly decreased” in 2018 compared to 2017. 
Eurostat estimates CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion decreased 2.5% in 2018 compared to the previous year.

While eight countries saw an increase in CO2 emissions over the past year, the other 20 EU countries saw a decrease. Six countries saw an emissions decrease of more than 4%, starting with Portugal, which boasts an incredible estimated 9% decrease in CO2 emissions. Portugal was followed by Bulgaria (-8.1%), Ireland (-6.8%), Germany (-5.4%), the Netherlands (-4.6%) and Croatia (-4.3%).

EU CO2 emissions in 2018

Edited by BlackTortoise

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