Emissions of ozone precursors, EU15
Carbon monoxide has been included in the 2010 target lines assuming emissions remain constant from 1998. Weighting factors are used to derive tropospheric ozone-forming potentials (TOFP) so that emissions can be combined in terms of their contribution to tropospheric ozone: nitrogen oxides 1.22, non-methane volatile organic compounds 1.0, carbon monoxide 0.11 and methane 0.014.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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