Personal tools

Get notifications on new reports and products. Frequency: 3-4 emails / month.
Sign up to receive our reports (print and/or electronic) and quarterly e-newsletter.
Follow us
Twitter icon Twitter
Facebook icon Facebook
YouTube icon YouTube channel
RSS logo RSS Feeds

Write to us Write to us

For the public:

For media and journalists:

Contact EEA staff
Contact the web team

Call us Call us


Phone: (+45) 33 36 71 00
Fax: (+45) 33 36 71 99


Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Sound and independent information
on the environment

You are here: Home / Environmental topics / Climate change / FAQ / What is Europe doing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions?

What is Europe doing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions?

« Back to Table of Contents

The EEA report on greenhouse gas trends and projections analyses the actions (policies and measures) already taken or planned by EU Member States to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Domestic policies and measures take place within the national boundaries of the country and include:

  • the promotion of electricity from renewable energy;
  • improvements in energy efficiency;
  • promotion of biofuels in transport;
  • reduction of carbon dioxide emissions from cars;
  • recovery of gases from landfills and reduction of fluorinated gases.

See also: Climate change policies.


European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100