Total EU greenhouse gas emissions (carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, fluorinated gases)

Figure Created 12 Nov 2009 Published 12 Nov 2009 Last modified 29 Nov 2012
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The EU (Kyoto Protocol) target is a reduction of 8 % below 1990 levels for the basket of six gases: carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and fluorinated gases (hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons and sulphur hexafluoride)



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For these fluorinated gases the year 1995 has been used as base year in this report. These data exclude land-use change and forestry. Global warming potentials used (to give total GWP emissions in Mt carbon dioxide equivalent): carbon dioxide=1, methane=21 and nitrous oxide=310, and different country specific values for each of the fluorinated gases.

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