European gas demand and CO2 emissions on the rise

Both gas consumption and carbon dioxide emissions rose in Europe in 2017, the IEA says Both gas consumption and carbon dioxide emissions rose in Europe in 2017, the IEA says.
By Andreas Walstad 28 March 2018 0 30188
Year-on-year change in carbon dioxide emissions in the EU

Both gas consumption and carbon dioxide emissions rose in Europe in 2017 compared with the previous year, according to a report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA) this month.

“Emissions in the EU grew by 1.5%, adding almost 50 mt of CO2 – reversing some of the progress made in recent years – mainly due to robust growth in oil and gas use,” the agency said in the report. 

European gas consumption increased by...

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