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Global greenhouse gas emissions increased 25% in 1990-2004 period; 4% in 2004

Newsitem | 13-11-2006

Recent research by the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, in collaboration with the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the EU in Ispra, showed that global emissions of the six Kyoto greenhouse gases increased by 75% between 1970 and 2004 to about 45.000 megaton CO2-equivalents. These trends were estimated using international statistics and international emission reports.

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