Portugal's CO2 reduction programme ranked 7th in Europe

by www.algarvedailynews.com

The European Federation for Transport and Environment, and Carbon Market Watch have placed Portugal in 7th place in the European ranking, recognising its current policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Quercus and Zero, two Portuguese environmental groups, consider this result both "satisfactory" and "insufficient."


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