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CO2 emissions from aviation (domestic and international) in the EU-15 have grown by 62 % between 1990 and 2003. For international aviation, the growth in CO2 emissions over this period is even higher (73 %) (this is also mentioned in EC, 2005g).
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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