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Goal 13: 4. Main Eurostat Indicators

Key trends in climate action in Europe show the following evidence (Eurostat Report, pp. 253 and ss):

  • The EU has reduced its GHG (Greenhoue gases) emissions by 21.7% compared with 1990 levels;
  • Per capita emissions have continued to fall in most EU countries;
  • GHG emissions intensity of EU energy consumption has decreased gradually over the past two decades;
  • Continuous increases in near-surface temperatures and ocean acidity over the past decades;
  • Economic losses from weather- and climate-related extremes have been considerable over the past decades;
  • The EU’s contribution to climate finance for developing countries has been increasing since 2014.

 

Goal 13’s attainment is monitored through the following main indicators: Source: EU SDG Indicator set 2020:

Goal 13’s attainment is monitored through the following main indicators

 

 


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