29 May '13, 11am

UK and Germany see CO2 emissions from energy rise over 2012

The UK and Germany are among four EU member states whose emissions from fossil fuel combustion are expected to have risen over 2012, despite the bloc seeing an average drop in CO2 output. New estimates from EU statistics agency Eurostat suggest UK CO2 emissions last year climbed by 3.9 per cent compared to 2011, while Germany saw a 0.9 per cent increase. Malta saw a 6.3 per cent rise in emissions, while Lithuania's output rose by 1.7 per cent. FURTHER READING EU confirms two per cent reduction in ETS emissions Ernst & Young: Political infighting damaging UK green energy prospects The UK and Germany are also listed as having the highest absolute emissions from energy use in the EU, with the UK responsible for 472 million tons of CO2 over 2012, up by 17.7mt from 2011, and Germany 728mt. Italy is the third largest emitter on 366mt, followed by France on 332mt, Poland on 297mt...

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