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Greenhouse gas emissions

Greenhouse gas emissions Index 1990 = 100
Catalonia Spain European Union-27
2019 120.9 113.2 76.0
2018 119.4 119.3 79.0
2017 119.4 120.9 80.7
2016 116.9 115.9 80.0
2015 112.9 119.3 79.8
2014 110.8 115.3 78.7
2013 109.9 114.4 81.5
2012 118.0 123.4 83.2
2011 124.0 126.0 84.7
2010 129.7 125.7 86.9
2009 131.2 130.4 85.0
2008 140.2 144.2 91.6
2007 149.5 155.8 93.5
2006 146.5 151.8 94.2
2005 149.3 153.9 94.2
2004 144.2 148.7 94.6
2003 139.6 143.0 94.4
2002 130.6 140.2 92.7
2001 133.7 134.2 93.0
2000 139.7 135.0 92.1
1999 135.6 129.4 92.2
1998 127.1 120.0 93.7
1997 125.9 116.5 94.4
1996 126.4 111.5 95.7
1995 128.6 114.0 93.8
1994 113.8 108.4 92.7
1993 104.2 102.6 93.2
1992 107.9 106.3 94.8
1991 102.4 102.8 97.7
1990 100.0 100.0 100.0
Units: In CO2 equivalent.
Source Catalonia: Ministry of Territory and Sustainability. Source Spain and European Union: Eurostat.
Indicador ODS Indicator 13.10 from the EU Sustainable Development Goals

Last update: June 14, 2021. Revised series on December 23, 2021.

Methodological note

The indicator measures total domestic greenhouse gas emissions (both diffuse and those covered by the emissions trading scheme), including carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O) and fluorinated gases (hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, nitrogen trifluoride (NF3) and sulphur hexafluoride (SF6)). Using the global warming potential of each gas, the values are integrated into a single indicator expressed in equivalent CO2. This excludes the land use, land use change and forestry sectors (LULUCF). It includes international aviation, unlike what EU member states report to assess the achievement of their reduction commitments (you can view these reports at https://canviclimatic.gencat.cat/ca/canvi/inventaris/ ).