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CO2 emissions from aviation, industrial waste and non-renewable municipal waste are excluded. Data for 2030 reference refers to the IEA reference scenario while 2030 alternative refers to the IEA alternative scenario (see Annex 1 for details) Geographical coverage note: China, India, USA, Russia, EU-27
Fly only for distances greater than 700 km. Otherwise take the train. A transatlantic flight produces almost half as much CO2 as an average person produces over a period of one year while meeting all his or her other needs, such as lighting, heating and car travel!
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