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Emissions from international aviation and international maritime navigation, which are not covered by the Kyoto Protocol, are not included here. If included in the total, the share of CO2 and the share of transport would reach 84 % and 24 % respectively of total EU-27 GHG emissions in 2007.
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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