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What is the scope of the GHG Trends and projections report?

Which geographical area is covered? What is the time period covered? Which gases are covered? Which sectors are covered?

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Geographical coverage

The EEA report covers 33 countries including:

  • EU-15 Member States: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.
  • New Member States: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia.
  • Acceding countries: Croatia, Turkey.
  • Other EEA member countries: Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway, Switzerland.

An individual annex is provided for each country covered by the report.

Time coverage

The GHG emission data are reported for the period 1990 to 2005. Projections are reported for the years 2010 and 2020.

Sectors

The report covers emissions emitted within the territory of the EC and presents GHG emission trends in the main GHG emitting sectors defined by the Intergovermental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC, www.ipcc.ch):

  • energy (including the transport sector);
  • industrial processes;
  • solvents and other products use;
  • agriculture;
  • land use, land use change and forestry;
  • waste.

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