Climate change in Luxembourg

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Climate change in Luxembourg discusses the climate change issues in Luxembourg.

Greenhouse gas emissions[edit]

Emissions of carbon dioxide in total, per capita in 2007 were 22.4 tons CO2 compared to EU 27 average 7.9 tons per capita.[1] 1990 emissions were 13 Mt CO2eq

Kyoto protocol target is reduction of 4 Mt (28%).[2]

Energy use[edit]

The European primary energy use per capita was highest in 2008 in (TWh/per million): 1) Iceland 191 2) Luxembourg 98 3) Finland 77 4) Norway 72 5) Belgium 64 6) Sweden 62 7) Netherlands 56 8) Russia 56 9) Kazakhstan 53 10) Czech Republic 50 11) France 48, 12) Germany 47 13) Estonia 47 and 14) Austria 46.[3]

Mitigation and adaptation[edit]

Policies and legislation[edit]

Luxembourg is a member of the EU and thus the EU directives are binding.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Energy in Sweden 2010 Archived October 16, 2013, at the Wayback Machine, Table 1: Emissions of carbon dioxide in total, per capita and per GDP in EU and OECD countries, 2007
  2. ^ Wind energy and EU climate policy Achieving 30% lower emissions by 2020 EWEA October 2011 p. 39
  3. ^ IEA Key energy statistics 2010 Archived 2017-08-09 at the Wayback Machine Page: Country specific indicator numbers from page 48