Europe’s consumption footprint from 2010 to 2020

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Own calculations based on Eurostat consumption trend data, Exiobase[1] and the European Commission’s Environmental Footprint method. The methodology used by the EEA to calculate the EU’s consumption footprint is widely used and is based on translating the monetary transactions of economic sectors into emissions to the environment. These emissions, in turn, are converted to a single unitless score (in points) representing all types of environmental and climate impacts. Pt, points.

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