Further Increase in Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Austria

CompaniesTechnology ♦ Published: October 16, 2019; 14:17 ♦ (Vindobona)

Environmental control report calls for increased investment in climate-neutral economy and society. Climate neutrality requires change in the economy and society.

This graph shows changes in the annual greenhouse gas index. The index measures the levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere based on their ability to cause changes in Earth's climate. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain]

Austria records a further increase in greenhouse gas emissions.

According to the current environmental control report, 82.3 million tonnes of greenhouse gases were emitted in 2017, an increase of 3.3% compared to 2016.

The main reasons for this development were the use of fossil fuels in the energy and industrial sectors and the increasing demand for freight…