Ukraine increases greenhouse gas emissions in Q1.

By bne IntelliNews June 2, 2011
Ukraine has increased carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere by 9.6% y/y in Q1 to 53.02mn tonnes, the State Statistics Service has reported. The main share of greenhouse gases was formed by enterprises operating in the energy sector, metallurgy and chemical industry. In 2010, total emissions of carbon dioxide went up by 7% y/y to 198.2mn tonnes. According to the Kyoto Protocol, Ukraine is allowed to emit 920mn tonnes of carbon dioxide annually, the surplus can be sold. To date, Ukraine has sold 47mn assigned amount units of greenhouse gas emissions.
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