Car emissions in Europe spike for the third year running

Cecilia Keating
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Average carbon dioxide emissions of new passenger vehicles have been rising since 2017 in Europe, despite a steady decline from 2010 to 2016. Credit: Haidan
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Average carbon dioxide emissions of new passenger vehicles have been rising since 2017 in Europe, despite a steady decline from 2010 to 2016. Credit: Haidan

European Environment Agency notes that growing SUV segment and a slow pick up of electric vehicles has pushed carbon dioxide emissions up.

Europe's average car and van emissions increased in 2019 for the third year running, according to provisional findings published on Friday by the European Environment Agency (EEA). An update from the...

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