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Portugal with 5th biggest increase in CO2 emissions

by TPN/Lusa, in News · 06-05-2018 16:40:00 · 0 Comments

Portugal was responsible for the 5th biggest increase in CO2 emissions in 2017 from burning fossil fuels for energy compared with the year before (7.3%), compared with the European Union (EU) average increase of 1.8%, Eurostat said.

Portugal with 5th biggest increase in CO2 emissions

 

The EU statistics office said the biggest increase was in Malta (12.8%), followed by Estonia (11.3%), Bulgaria (8.3%), Spain (7.4%) and Portugal (7.3%).

 

The best performing countries in cutting CO2 emissions were Finland (-5.9%), Denmark (-5.8%), the UK (-3.2%), and Ireland (-2.9%).

 

 

Portugal’s CO2 emissions represent 1.5% of the EU total, where Germany is the largest contributor (23%).

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