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Recession brings EU closer to Kyoto climate targets

EU greenhouse gas emissions declined for the fourth year running in 2008, driven by falling industrial production in the wake of the economic recession, provisional EU data shows. EU emissions last year fell by 1.3% in the EU-15, which have committed to reducing their emissions under the Kyoto Protocol, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said. Read more (EurActiv) read more

EU greenhouse gas emissions declined for the fourth year running in 2008, driven by falling industrial production in the wake of the economic recession, provisional EU data shows. EU emissions last year fell by 1.3% in the EU-15, which have committed to reducing their emissions under the Kyoto Protocol, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said. Read more (EurActiv) read more