CO2 emissions increased due to cold winter
The emissions of CO2 in the last quarter of 2016 by 7.3 percent compared to the same quarter a year earlier. That has the CBS Tuesday announced.
The higher emissions is the result of the colder winter. In november and december it was much colder than a year earlier. Consequently, more gas is consumed for heating of houses and commercial premises.
The emissions went sharply up because energy production opschroefden. This was necessary in order to meet the demand from abroad to meet.