Germany’s CO2-emissions fell by 4.5 percent in 2018
- Jul 17, 2019 12:18 pm GMT
The latest figures from the Federal Environment Agency make it official. Germany emitted 4.5 percent less CO2 last year. Emissions were thus just over 865 million tonnes. The energy sector and households accounted for the lion’s share of the decline. In this article you will find a summary of Germany’s CO2 balance for the year 2018.
The official estimates of Germany’s CO2-emissions have been published. According to the Federal Environment Agency (UBA), Germany emitted 4.5 percent less CO2 in 2018 than in 2017. This corresponds to a decrease of 41 million tonnes. Total emissions last year were 865.6 million tonnes. Figure 1 shows the emissions in the most important areas in a year-on-year comparison.
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