Long-term data show that the European Unioun (EU) chemicals industry, including pharmaceuticals, significantly reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on a consistent basis from 330.4 million tonnes of CO2 equivalents in 1990 to 165.8 million tonnes in 2010.
Anthropological Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
EU in 2010
Global CO2 Emissions in 2010
Trends in Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the EU
Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the EU Chemical Industry
Greenhouse Gas Emissions versus Production in the EU Chemical Industry
 CO2 Emissions From Fuel Combustion – Highlights, International Energy Agency, Paris, France.
 Approximated EU GHG inventory: early estimates for 2011, European Environment Agency, Copenhagen, Denmark.
 Facts and Figures 2012, European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic), Brussels, Belgium.
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