Dutch CO2 emissions fall in 2018, still far from the 2020 target

AMSTERDAM: Dutch Greenhouse Gas Emissions In 2018 Died 2.2 Percent To 189.5 Billion Kg Of Carbon Dioxide And Equivalents Helped By The Lower Emissions Of Electric Companies, On Thursday The Country Statistical Office.

Emissions Fell 14.5 Percent From The 1990 Levels, Statistics Netherlands Said, Meaning That It Is Unlikely That The Country Will Meet Its Target Of A 25 Percent Reduction By 2020.

The Netherlands Is Proportionally One Of The Worst Greenhouse Gas Polluters In Europe, Emitting 34 Percent More Than The Average Of Each Person, CBS Said.

In June, The Government Must Present A National Plan To Reduce Emissions To Half By 2030.

It Is Unclear How The Government Can Comply With A Judicial Judgment Of 2015 In A Case Won By Climate Activists Who Commanded It To Meet The 2020 Goal.

The Government Of Prime Minister Mark Rutte Has Several Times Affirmed That He Will Adhere To The Decision And Will Fulfill The Objective.