What is carbon neutrality and how can it be achieved by 2050?
10 December 2019
Under the Paris agreement, the EU has committed to carbon neutrality by the second half of the 21st century. What does it mean in practice?Forests help to absorb carbon from the atlmosphere. Photo by Sebastian ...
How to increase green investment in the EU
10 December 2019
A shift to a less-polluting economy requires significant investment. The EU wants to attract more private money as public funds are insufficient.The EU is keen to push environmentally-friendly projects ...
CO2 emissions from cars: facts and figures (infographics)
10 December 2019
Ever wondered how much CO2 is emitted by cars or whether electric vehicles really are a cleaner alternative? Check out our infographics to find out.Transport is responsible for nearly 30% of the EU’s total ...
Greenhouse gas emissions by country and sector (infographic)
10 December 2019
Check out our infographics to discover greenhouse gas emissions by country and by sector in the EU as well as the world's top emitters.Greenhouse gas emissions contribute to accelerating . Whoare ...
EU progress towards its climate change goals (infographic)
10 December 2019
The EU has set out ambitious targets to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. Check out our infographics to find out about the progress it is making. is a priority for the EU. It has committed ...
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How to increase green investment in the EU

How to increase green investment in the EU

A shift to a less-polluting economy requires significant investment. The EU wants to attract more private money as public funds are insufficient. The EU is keen to push environmentally-friendly projects ©Mikel Martinez De Osaba/123RF/European Union – EP EU investments...

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CO2 emissions from cars: facts and figures (infographics)

CO2 emissions from cars: facts and figures (infographics)

Ever wondered how much CO2 is emitted by cars or whether electric vehicles really are a cleaner alternative? Check out our infographics to find out. Transport is responsible for nearly 30% of the EU’s total CO2 emissions, of which 72% comes from road transportation....

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In clasamentul mondial al emitatorilor de CO2 Romania se afla pe locul 40 cu o alocatie anuala de cca. 85 milioane de tone?

Cele mai recente date de la Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) arata ca media temperaturilor Pamantului a crescut cu 0,74 de grade in perioada 1906-2005, si ca media temperaturilor va continua sa creasca ?

Analizele aerului din gheata calotei din Antarctica arata ca in zilele noastre este mult mai mult CO2 decat a fost vreodata in ultimii 650000 de ani ?

Cele mai importante asa numite "long-lived" gaze cu efect de sera sunt CO2, metanul, oxidul nitros si CFC. Impreuna contribuie mai mult de 97% din efectul direct al gazelor long-lived la cantitatea de caldura retinuta de atmosfera?

Statele Unite si China emit 41% din cantitatea totala de gaze cu efect de sera din lume?

La Sleipner in Norvegia se injecteaza anual in subsol (in formatiunea permeabila Utsira) aproape 1 milion de tone de CO2 anual incepand din 1996?

Dioxidul de carbon poate fi stocat geologic in formatiuni salifere profunde, in zacaminte de hidrocarburi epuizate sau in curs de epuizare sau in strate de carbune neexploatabile?

In conditiile de temperatura si presiune aflate la 800-1.000m adancime, dioxidul de carbon are un volum de 100 de ori mai mic decat cel de la suprafata pamantului?

In mai 2009 , Comisia Europeana si Parlamentul European au aprobat alocarea a 1,05 miliarde de euro pentru sustinerea financiara a constructiei a 7 centrale electrice cu CCS?

Concentratia de CO2 din atmosfera terestra a atins 387 ppm in anul 2008?

Inainte de revolutia industriala aceasta concentratie era de numai 270 ppm.

Concentratia de CO2 din atmosfera terestra creste anual si ireversibil cu 2 – 3 ppm?

Incepind din 2008, China a devenit cel mai mare emitator mondial de CO2 cu circa 6.200 milioane de tone anual?

Pe locul secund se afla SUA, iar pe locul trei Uniunea Europeana cu cca 5 100 milioane de tone.

Cel mai mare emitator fix de CO2 din Europa este centrala energetica Electrownia Belchatow din Polonia ( 31 milioane de tone in 2008) ?

Pe locul secund se afla centrala Drax din North Zorkshire (22 milioane de tone).

Baza de date a Institutului Global CCS contine 499 activitati CCS in intreaga lume care includ 213 proiecte active sau planificate (101 la scara comerciala), celelalte fiind activitati de cercetare?

In anul 2012 concentratia de CO2 din atmosfera a atins valoarea de 393 ppm?

La data de 29.11 2012 pretul unei alocatii de emisie de CO2 a ajuns la valoarea de 6,65 euro/tona?

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