Germany’s greenhouse gas emissions fall by 4.2 percent in 2018

FILE PHOTO: A disused coal-fired power station is destroyed via controlled explosion in Castrop Rauxel, Germany, February 17, 2019. REUTERS/Leon Kuegeler/File Photo

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s greenhouse gas emissions fell 4.2 percent in 2018, as high coal prices discouraged burning of the fuel at power stations and unusually hot weather curbed heating demand, official figures showed on Tuesday. However, the federal environment agency, UBA (Umweltbundesamt), said more needed to be done to achieve climate targets up to […]

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