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Greenhouse gas emission trends, projections and targets in the EU

Data Visualization Created 08 Sep 2017 Published 07 Nov 2017 Last modified 30 Nov 2018
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Historic trends from 1990 to 2015 are represented in solid lines.The 2015–2016 trend is approximated (proxy). Projections until 2035 are represented in dashed lines. The upper line represents the scenario "with existing measures" (WEM), while the lower line represents the scenario "with additional measures" (WAM). EU targets and objectives for 2020, 2030 and 2050 are represented as bullets.


Based on data reported by Member States under the Monitoring Mechanism Regulation (Regulation (EU) No 525/2013):
- 1990-2015 historic trends from national greenhouse gas inventories submitted by 1/06/2017
- 2016 approximated inventories submitted by 31/07/2017 + gap-filling
- Projections submitted by Member States in 2017

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National emissions reported to the UNFCCC and to the EU Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Mechanism provided by European Environment Agency (EEA)
Approximated greenhouse gas emissions provided by European Environment Agency (EEA)
Greenhouse gas projections provided by European Environment Agency (EEA)
EEA – Indicator CSI 010 provided by European Environment Agency (EEA)

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