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umwelt-plakette.de en 2020-03-22

News on environmental zones and air pollution

2019 declining

In the 2019 year, Germany-wide emissions of greenhouse gases such as CO2 have fallen by 6.3 percent to 805 million tonnes: That's a record.  

However, the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) reports that emissions from the transport sector rose simultaneously by 0.7 percent to 163.5 million tonnes.