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Targets for 2010 are NEC Directive ceilings for EU member states; targets for 2020 are Gothenburg protocol targets as agreed in 2012.
Gothenburg protocol targets are applied for the non-EU countries without a NEC Directive target. Turkey does not have an emissions target for ozone precursors under the NEC Directive or the Gothenburg protocol and is therefore not included in this analysis.
Switching off five lights in hallways and rooms in your house – when you don't need them – can save around EUR 60 a year! This prevents the release of approximately 400 kg of CO2 gas in one year.
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