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Romania - 13th worst polluter in Europe. US lead globally

de V.O.     HotNews.ro
Luni, 19 noiembrie 2007, 12:44 English | Top News

Romania ranks 13th among the top pollution producers in Europe, with 34.5 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year. Red alerts were recorded for Germany (356 million tons), the United Kingdom (212 million tons) and Poland (166 million tons). On a global level, Romania ranks 33rd.

The United States remain the main pollution producer worldwide, with 2.79 million tons of carbon dioxide annually, followed by China (2.68 million tons) and Russia (661 million tons), Carma.org informs.

The Carma.org website allows the verification of the carbon dioxide emissions in every state. The source includes data about the performance of 50,000 electric plants on Earth.

The web page maps large and small energy producers, marked with red circles for high-pollution plants and green circles for "green” plants.




















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