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Carbon dioxide emissions from transport keep rising

Greenhouse gas emissions in the European transport sector have increased substantially over the last 15 years, prompting many to call for more aggressive policies and reforms to tackle the problem Greenhouse gas emissions in the European transport sector have increased substantially over the last 15 years, prompting many to call for more aggressive policies and reforms to tackle the problem.
By Andreas Walstad 18 April 2018 0 30481
EU transport greenhouse gas emissions by mode, 2015

Greenhouse gas emissions in the European transport sector increased substantially between 1990 and 2015 despite a decline between 2008 and 2013 following the economic recession, according to the European Environmental Agency (EEA). Preliminary estimates show that emissions continued to increase in 2016, although they may decrease slightly between 2015 and 2020, according to the EEA.

A report published by Brussels-based thinktank Bruegel in early April said more aggressive policies...