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EAPA CO2 emissions position paper

Road pavement industries highlight huge CO2 saving offered by maintaining and upgrading roads. EAPA CO2 emissions position paper is an evaluation about the CO2 emission related to the road maintenance was performed by European Asphalt Pavement Association. They evaluate since different criteria the influence of the road proper maintenance on the CO2 emissions and state that […]

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CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion

Eurostat estimates that in 2014 CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion decreased by 5.0% in the European Union (EU), compared with the previous year. CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion are the major contributor to global warming and account for all EU greenhouse gas emissions. Theyare influenced by factors such as climate conditions, economic growth, […]

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CO2 and greenhouse gas reduction

The CO2 and greenhouse gas reduction program, according to the Kyoto Protocol, has been transposed through the EC/2003/87  Directive (Emission Trading Scheme or EU ETS), in Italy by the ex-Legislative Decree 216/2006 and subsequently, the key principles for the calculation of CO2 emissions were set out in EU Decision 2007/589/EC as follows: Completeness: Complete and comprehensive […]

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