EU emissions fall 2.5%
Preliminary analysis of greenhouse gas emissions across the 27 members of the EU in 2011 reveals they fell 2.5% compared to 2010. Emissions from the pre-enlargement EU-15 were 3.5% down on 2010 levels.The European Environment Agency (EEA), which compiled the data, says the reductions came despite an upturn in economic growth, which saw EU gross domestic product (GDP) increase by 1.5% between 2010 a
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