Bulgaria Reports EU’s Sharpest Rise in Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2011
Thursday, 01 January 1970
Greenhouse gas emissions in Bulgaria increased the most among EU member states in 2011, against the backdrop of a decrease in the bloc's total emissions, the European Union's environmental agency said.
Gas emissions in Bulgaria rose by 9.6% to 66.1 million tonnes in 2011, the European Environment Agency said in a report.
Compared to 1990, Bulgaria managed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 39.6%.
The 27 EU member states reduced their overall greenhouse gas emissions by an annual 3.3% in 2011 to 4,550 million tonnes, while compared to 1990 the emissions fell 18.4%.
The figures are calculated in CO2 equivalents.