: Sep 30, 2003
: Apr 13, 2011 07:16 PM
Greenhouse gas emissions in 10 EU accession countries compared with Kyoto target for 200812 (excluding fluorinated gases and land-use change and forestry)
Greenhouse gas emissions in the accession countries fell by 35 % between the base year (1990, or earlier years for five countries) and 2000, and most countries are well on track to reach their Kyoto targets. However, in some countries emissions have started to increase again.
For more information see:
Europe's environment: the third assessment - Chapter 3 - Climate change .
Climate change indicators.
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