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The European Union has cut greenhouse gas emissions in every sector - except this one

Compared with 1990, greenhouse gas emissions from the EU’s transport sector were up by the equivalent of 50 million tonnes of CO2 in 2020. Image: Unsplash/Marcin Jozwiak

Victoria Masterson

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