The final carbon frontier

It is responsible for the fastest-growing and second-largest source of carbon emissions, so can transport clean up its act? Europe is leading the charge on tackling the problem.

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Figure 1: Total greenhouse-gas emissions from transport and target reductions for the 27 member states of the EU.
Figure 2: Contribution of transport to total greenhouse-gas emissions in Europe.
Figure 3: Comparison of different transport modes for the 27 member states of the EU, plus Norway, Switzerland and Turkey.


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van Renssen, S. The final carbon frontier. Nature Clim Change 2, 11–14 (2012).

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