Data from PRIMES/GAINS model submitted to European Commission
Mt of CO2-equivalent
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modified from Commission staff working document accompanying the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, The Council, The European Economic and Social Committee and The Committee of the Regions. Analysis of options to move beyond 20% greenhouse gas emission reductions and assessing the risks of carbon leakage. Background Information and analysis. Part II. COM(2010) 265 final.
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