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1.4% drop in emissions by ETS in 2012

According to preliminary data, for the second year in a row, sectors that are covered by the EU’s emissions trading system (ETS) have seen their greenhouse gas emissions drop by 1.4% to 1.79 billion tonnes of CO2. Though power generators, the biggest sector in the ETS, only dropped by 0.4%, other areas such as manufacturing dropped by almost 4%. Industrial sectors saw a 3.9% fall in emissions, while the aviation sector, during it’s first year under the ETS, reported 55 millions tonnes of emissions based on data covering 68% of the sector. Some of EU’s biggest economies saw a rise in their emissions with Germany reporting a 0.5% increase while the UK saw its emissions jump by nearly 5%. READ MORE

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