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Member states report a 23% drop since 1990, but the pace is slowing and several countries have missed renewable and energy efficiency targets

Greenhouse gas emissions in Europe have plunged to the lowest level ever recorded after the EU’s member states reported an estimated 23% drop in emissions between 1990 and 2014.

The bloc has now overshot its target for 2020 of cutting emissions by one-fifth – at the same time that its economy grew by 46%, according to the EU’s climate chief, Miguel Arias Canete .

Continue reading:  Europe’s greenhouse gas emissions fall to record low

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