Friday, September 7, 2012

EU's greenhouse gas emissions down 2.5% in 2011

I think this mainly says Europe's emissions were down because temperatures were up - but I particularly like the message that sectors outside the Emissions Trading System (ETS) declined at a far greater rate than the sectors within the ETS.

EU's greenhouse gas emissions down 2.5% in 2011:
The European Union's (EU) greenhouse gas emissions fell by 2.5% in 2011 despite higher coal consumption, according to new estimates from the European Environment Agency (EEA).
The economic sectors not covered by the EU Emission Trading System (EU ETS) reduced emissions by approximately 3.1%.
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