Indicator: Emission of air pollutants

A graph shows the trend in emissions of five air pollutants and an overall index relative to the 2005 baseline year and between 1995 and 2018. All emissions fall. The graph indicates the targets for 2020 and 2030.

The mean index of five air pollutants decreased by an average of almost 5 % per year between 1995 and 2018.The commitments of the Gothenburg Protocol for 2020 are expected to be met.Meeting the commitments of the European NERC (national emission reduction commitments) Directive for 2030, is a major challenge for the German environmental policy.Ammonia emissions in particular, as well as coal-fired... read more


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