EEA standard re-use policy: unless otherwise indicated, re-use of content on the EEA website for commercial or non-commercial purposes is permitted free of charge, provided that the source is acknowledged (http://www.eea.europa.eu/legal/copyright).
A negative value (e.g. -51%) indicates that this sector has contributed to the total reduction in particulate matter emissions (by 51%). In contrast, a positive value indicates an increase in emissions has occurred and hence a positive contribution to emissions has been made. Data not available for Liechtenstein.
The production of butter, cheese and other dairy products with high fat content accounts for high greenhouse gas emissions as well as for eutrophication of groundwater, rivers and seas. Remember: Globally, around 70 % of all agricultural land is used for livestock production.
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