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Energy and non-energy related greenhouse gas emissions

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Justification for indicator selection

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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Policy context and targets

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Methodology

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Data specifications

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General metadata

Responsibility and ownership

EEA Contact Info

Cinzia Pastorello

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Identification

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

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Classification

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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Denmark
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