Slovakia’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by over one-third between 1990 and 2011

Slovakia’s emissions of greenhouse gases fell by 36.9 percent between 1990 and 2011, the TASR newswire reported, citing a report by the Environment Ministry approved by the cabinet at a session on Wednesday, April 3.

Slovakia’s emissions of greenhouse gases fell by 36.9 percent between 1990 and 2011, the TASR newswire reported, citing a report by the Environment Ministry approved by the cabinet at a session on Wednesday, April 3.

Between 2010 and 2011, the drop amounted to 1.3 percent, and Slovakia released 45.2 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions in 2011. According to the report, Slovakia in 2011 continued to comply with its international commitments vis-a-vis climate change. Road transport is one sector in which Slovakia has been struggling to stabilise carbon dioxide emissions, however. While the ratio of emissions from so-called stationary sources has been decreasing, the proportion of emissions from transport has been rising constantly – by 27 percent between 1990 and 2011. The report also states that the burning of fossil fuels in households is another problematic area.

Source: TASR

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