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For some countries the reporting of some gases, mainly the fluorinated gases (and if a few number of cases of N2O), was incomplete. Because of the relatively low weight of the F-gases in total greenhouse gas emissions, the trends presented in the chart above should reflect rather accurately the development of total greenhouse gas emissions in the four regions. Index 1990 = 100. The volume of emissions in million tonnes of CO2-equivalents in 1990 was: EU25 = 5 231; EECCA = 4 630; SEE = 620; EFTA = 106.
On very hot days use public transport rather than your car.
Car exhaust emissions react with sunlight and heat to cause polluting gases such as tropospheric ozone. This is the main ingredient of poor air quality and photo-chemical smog, which can cause breathing difficulties. To find out the level of ozone pollution across Europe, go to EEA's Live Ozone Map.
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