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Energy and non-energy related greenhouse gas emissions

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Indicator codes: ENER 001

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There is robust evidence that global emissions of greenhouse gases are causing global temperatures to increase, resulting in climate change. Nearly 80 % of total greenhouse gas emissions in the EU-27 are caused by energy production (i.e. electricity and heat, refining), energy use by the industry, services and households, and transport. Therefore, while efforts to reduce or limit the effects of climate change are focused on limiting the emissions of all greenhouse gases, particular attention is being paid to reducing emissions arising from energy production and consumption.

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Cinzia Pastorello


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Indicator code
ENER 001
Version id: 1
Primary theme: Energy Energy


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DPSIR: Impact
Typology: Descriptive indicator (Type A - What is happening to the environment and to humans?)
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European Environment Agency (EEA)
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